Wednesday, 2 June 2021 – online #GBSconference2021

A Virtual Conference Group B Strep in Pregnancy & Babies on Wednesday, 2 June 2021 is a must-attend event for anyone interested in group B Strep.

Group B Strep is the leading cause of neonatal sepsis, pneumonia and meningitis in the UK. This one-day virtual conference brings together world-leading international experts to talk about group B Strep prevention policies, different testing options, antibiotic usage, and the progress towards a GBS vaccine.

GBSS conference Chairs are Edward Morris (President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and Chair of Trustees for Group B Strep Support) & Kathryn Gutteridge (President of the Royal College of Midwives and Trustee of Group B Strep Support).

Mother holding baby at home. Source: Pixabay

Speakers include Carol J Baker (Professor of Pediatrics, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas, Sabin Gold Medal winner, National Academy of Sciences, USA), Prof Androulla Efstratiou (Imperial College London and Director, WHO Global Collaborating Centre for Diphtheria & Streptococcal Infections) and Prof Anne Mackie (Director of Screening for Public Health England).

The conference is approved by the Royal College of Pathologists for 6 CPD credits.

The conference will be recorded, and the recordings made available after the event to those who register.

To register to attend this conference please visit: Group B Strep in Pregnancy & Babies Conference

For further information about Group B Strep and Group B Strep Support please visit: Group B Strep Support.