In memory of Dr Salvacion Gatchalian

She was currently the current president of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of the Philippines (PIDSP) and a valued member of WSPID’s Education Committee. On behalf of WSPID, we send our sincere and heartfelt condolences to Dr Gatchalian’s family, friends and colleagues – our thoughts and prayers are with you in these difficult times. The […]

WSPID reacting to COVID-19

Read the article from WSPID President, Mark Cotton.  

WSPID2022 Welcome Message, Abstract submission, Grant opportunities & more

Head over to WSPID 2022 | Virtual Congress | 22 – 24 February 2022 to Read the Welcome message from WSPID President, Mark Cotton.  Browse the Abstract topics and while you’re there don’t forget to add the Abstract submission date to your calendar – September 8th.   Learn about the Participation Grant supported by The Bill […]

2nd World Sepsis Congress recordings

The recordings from the 2nd World Sepsis Congress are now available, so head over to and listen to any sessions you missed. 

WSPID2021 moving to February 2022 as a virtual congress

After much thought and deliberation, the WSPID Board, together with the International Scientific Committee (ISC), had decided to move to a virtual congress taking place from 22 February to 24 February, 2022, instead of the face to face meeting planned in Cancun, Mexico this coming December.   

This week is World Antibiotic Awareness Week!

This week is #WorldAntibioticAwarenessWeek! Now is the time to  highlight the importance of the proper and effective use of #antibiotics and to encourage best practices among general public, health workers and policy makers.  WHO has made it easy to promote World Antibiotic Awareness Week by sharing: 2018 ‘How-To Guide‘ Advocacy materials including animated gifs, social media titles including […]

Block your calendar to remember the key dates for WSPID 2019

Starting with abstract submission!  Abstract Submission Opens – January 15, 2019 Abstract Submission Deadline – June 4, 2019 Abstract Notification – Mid-August 2019 For more information please visit Sign up here to receive all updates on WSPID 2019 & follow us on Facebook and Twitter

WSPID calls upon global and national leaders

WSPID will work with its members and stakeholders to implement the declaration and  pledges to take action on the declaration action points which are in line with the objectives of the 2015 WHO Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance and urges others to follow. Stay tuned for more information as we move forward. Read the declaration […]