The Global Sepsis Alliance is a non-profit charity organization with the mission to provide global leadership to reduce the worldwide burden of sepsis. The GSA was founded at the Merinoff Symposium, which was hosted by the Feinstein Institute, in 2010 with the aim to raise awareness for sepsis worldwide and reduce sepsis deaths by 20% by 2020.
The Asia Pacific Sepsis Alliance was formed in Bangkok, Thailand in October 2018. The APSA is collaborating closely with the Global Sepsis Alliance, an international non-profit charity organization. The Asia Pacific Sepsis Alliance works with its members, regional governments, the World Health Organization, and engaged individuals to change how sepsis is prioritized, diagnosed, and treated within the Asian Pacific region.
The George Institute for Global Health is an independent medical research institute headquartered in Australia with offices in China, India, and the United Kingdom. The George Institute conducts research on non-communicable diseases, including heart and kidney disease, stroke, diabetes, and injury. The institute is known for conducting large-scale clinical studies and between 1999 and 2017, the George has consumed over A$750 million in research grants and fundraising.
National inpatient data shows that sepsis cases are increasing in Australia. The Commission is joining the efforts of the states and territories to improve early detection, recognition and treatment of sepsis. On 13 September 2019, Minister Hunt announced $1.5m in funding to support improved sepsis outcomes. The Commission was appointed by the Australian Government Department of Health to lead and coordinate the National Sepsis Program through a funding agreement in June 2020. The George Institute for Global Health is working closely with the Commission to develop and implement this work.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. The WHO Constitution, which establishes the agency's governing structure and principles, states its main objective as "the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health". It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with six semi-autonomous regional offices and 150 field offices worldwide.
The International Sepsis Forum (ISF) is an international collaboration created to reduce the global burden of sepsis. Headed by a Council of international experts and opinion leaders, the ISF is focused exclusively on improving the management of sepsis and, in particular, septic shock by developing an international consensus on the latest understanding of key scientific and clinical issues, and disseminating emerging practice guidelines to researchers, intensivists, and other critical care professionals worldwide.
The SEPSIS KILLS program aims to reduce preventable harm to patients through improved recognition and management of severe infection and sepsis in emergency departments and inpatient wards throughout NSW. The focus of the program is: RECOGNISE risk factors, signs and symptoms of sepsis; RESUSCITATE with rapid intravenous fluids and antibiotics within the first hour of recognition of sepsis; REFER to senior clinicians and specialty teams, including retrieval as required.
Clinical Excellence Queensland is working with key stakeholders to improve early recognition of sepsis and early treatment of the potentially deadly condition. The Statewide Sepsis Steering Committee and Paediatric Sepsis Working Group have developed an adult and a paediatric sepsis clinical pathway, and the Sepsis Breakthrough Collaborative will use improvement methodology designed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) to achieve improvement in sepsis management in Queensland.
The UK Sepsis Trust was founded in 2012 by NHS consultant, Dr Ron Daniels BEM. Their goal is to end preventable deaths from sepsis and improve outcomes for sepsis survivors. They believe that earlier diagnosis and treatment across the UK would save several thousand lives a year. Their critical expertise is based on the charity’s grassroots origins: our doctors and nurses have front-line experience of sepsis and their passion is born of a uniquely comprehensive understanding of what needs to be done.
Sepsis Alliance is the leading sepsis organization in the U.S. working in all 50 states to save lives and reduce suffering from sepsis. Sepsis Alliance is a charitable organization run by a dedicated team who shares a strong commitment to battling sepsis. Our Vision: A world in which no one is harmed by sepsis. Our Mission: Save lives and reduce suffering by improving sepsis awareness and care.
The New Zealand Sepsis Trust aims to promote clinical tools, provide education and fundraise to build awareness and sepsis research capability. The New Zealand Sepsis Trust was formed when they found that no national organisation existed to bring sepsis into the public eye or to facilitate sepsis care and education in New Zealand.
Coda is a highly engaged and active community of healthcare professionals. Founded by the same team that created the SMACC worldwide conference series, our mission is to come together and use our collective power to advocate for solutions to urgent global health challenges.