a non-profit organization supporting the efforts
of over 1 million caregivers in more than 70
countries as they seek to better understand and
combat what many experts believe to be the
leading cause of death worldwide: sepsis.
Sepsis is the common final pathway of all acute infections. It arises when the body’s response to an infection injures its own tissues and organs. It may lead to shock, multiple organ failure, and death, especially if not recognized early and treated promptly.
Alliance has established as its main focus for
2016 to persuade the World Health Assembly
(WHA) to approve by official resolution the
designation of World Sepsis Day (WSD) as one
of the World Health Days.