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NEW PRESIDENT ELECTED

NEW PRESIDENT, EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AND COUNCIL MEMBERS ELECTED

 

Janice Zimmernan has been elected President of World Federation and will lead the organisation from 2017 to 2019. Joining Janice on the Executive will be John Myburgh (Secretary-General) and Arzu Topeli (Treasurer).

 

The General Asemblhy meeting on November 8th in Rio de Janeiro elected the following members of Council to serve from 2017 to 2021:

 

Elisa Estensorro  (Argentina)

Assem Abdel Razek  (Egypt)

Kapil Zirpe  (India)

Ignacio Martin-Loeches (Ireland)

Chae-Man Lim   (Korea)

Gene Sung  (Neurocritical Care)

Obashini Ogunbiyi  (Nigeria)

 

 

 
CRITICAL CARE IN TROPICAL DISEASES - TASK FORCE REPORTS

A World Federation Task Force led by Pravin Amin has published a series of articles in the Journal of Critical Care. The first seven articles are available to view using the links below. Further articles from this Task Force will be published in future editions of the Journal.

 

Intensive care in severe malaria: Report from the task force on tropical diseases by the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine

SEVERE MALARIA

Dengue fever: Report from the task force on tropical diseases by the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine

DENGUE FEVER


Viral hemorrhagic fever in the tropics: Report from the task force on tropical diseases by the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine
VIRAL HEMORRHAGIC FEVER

Ebola virus disease: Report from the task force on tropical diseases by the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine
EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE

Pneumonia in the tropics: Report from the Task Force on tropical diseases by the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine
PNEUMONIA

Encephalitis and myelitis in tropical countries: Report from the Task Force on Tropical Diseases by the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine
ENCEPHALITIS

Leptospirosis: Report from the task force on tropical diseases by the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine
LEPTOSPIROSIS

 
World Federation welcomes more new Societies in 2017

The World Federation General Assembly recently ratfied new membership applications and we extend a warm welcome to members from:

 

College of Anaesthesiologists and Intensivists of Sri Lanka

Botswana Society of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine

Mongolian Society of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine

Medical and Intensive Care Society – Bosnia and Herzegovina

Society of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine – Taiwan

Federacion Panamericana e Iberica de Medicina Crítica y Terapia Intensiva

 

 
Surviving Sepsis Campaign - Resource Modules
The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM), through our joint international program the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC), have prepared and made available presentations in support of the SSC’s  “International Guidelines for Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock 2012.”  These presentations were developed by the authors of the guidelines and provide background for the recommendations and suggestions incorporated in the 2012 guidelines. This resource, composed of 12 individual modules, as well as one all-inclusive module, is freely available for educational purposes. You can access here MODULES

 
16th World Congress venue announced

Following a meeting of Council held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  it is announced that the Turkish Society of Medical and Surgical Intensive Care Medicine will host  the 16th World Congress in 2023. The venue will be the city of Istanbul.

 
NEW EBOLA RESOURCES SECTION
Visitors can now access all the available resources on EBOLA in a new section of the website. There is a new headline banner on the Home Page labelled EBOLA RESOURCES. Just click on the tab to access the dedicated resource area.
 
Global Sepsis Alliance video

The Global Sepsis Alliance has released a video with contributions from the keynote speakers at the Merinoff Symposium in October 2010. Under the title of "Sepsis ; A Call to Action" the video can be viewed via the following link http://www.globalsepsisalliance.org/

 
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14th World Congress

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PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR - OCTOBER 14th - 18th 2019
 
   

 

WFSICCM Constitution

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The latest Consitution was approved and then ratified by the General Assemblies meeting in Soeul, Korea in August 2015.

 

View the WFSICCM Constitution by clicking HERE