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AAP Supports World Sepsis Day - Sept 13
by Niranjan Kissoon, MBBS, FRCP(C), FAAP, FCCM, FACPE
Sepsis is the leading killer of children worldwide, but this is not reflected in estimates of global mortality. To read the full article by Dr. Kissoon, including his discussion of the goals of World Sepsis Day and how to support them, read AAP Section on Critical Care's Newsletter Critical Results for September.

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Ebola Outbreak

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) continues to monitor the 2014 Ebola outbreak. This is the largest Ebola outbreak to date, and it currently affects multiple countries in West Africa. A strategic response to combat the outbreak was proposed by the White House. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers regular Outbreak Updates and an Outbreak Distribution Map. The World Health Organization has declared this a public health emergency of international concern and provides Global Alert and Response details. For complete list of resources visit Children and Disasters Web page.

The AAP Section on International Child Health (SOICH) Educational Program at AAP National Conference and Exhibition is scheduled for Sunday, Oct 12, 2014 at the 2014 AAP National Conference in San Diego, CA. Please visit SOICH Web page for more information.