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National Foundation for Infectious Diseases CDI Webinars
Registration required.

Watch PLF’s Educational Video

 

CDI: The National Picture
Learn about the nationwide burden of CDI and the regulatory picture.

CDI: In Your State
Search your state for information about CDI incidence, regulations and clinical trials.

Clostridium difficile: A Patient’s Guide
A great and accessible book about CDI written by a survivor and his doctor.

Centers for Disease Control on Clostridium difficile

 

Allied Organizations

Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics
APUA works to strengthen global defenses against infectious disease by ensuring access to effective treatment and promoting appropriate antibiotic use to contain drug resistance.

Campaign Zero
Provides safety strategies to patients and their family member advocates to prevent medical errors.

Citizens for Patient Safety
CPS works to increase engagement between patients/families and providers for better healthcare outcomes.

Consumer Advancing Patient Safety
CAPS is a consumer-led nonprofit organization formed to be a collective voice for individuals, families and healers who wish to prevent harm in healthcare encounters through partnership and collaboration

Consumers Union Safe Patient Project
Policy and Advocacy from Consumer Reports

Empowered Patient Coalition’s Engaged Patients Campaign
Engaged Patients works to ensure patients and caregivers have free access to the tools and resources to be fully informed and participating members of their health care teams.

The Fecal Transplant Foundation
Founded by CDI survivor Catherine Duff, TFTF educates and advocates for fecal microbiota transplants nationwide.

Health Watch USA
Serves to Promote Healthcare Value, Transparency & Quality

Patient Safety America
PSA provides information to patients or potential patients who are concerned about the quality of health care they receive.

Patient Voice Institute
PVI is dedicated to amplifying the patient voice and making patient and consumer engagement in health care a valuable and effective asset.

The Power of Poop
POP is a patient information resource dedicated to promoting safe accessible Fecal Microbiota Transplant and to raising awareness of the role of the human microbiome in digestive illness.

Rory Staunton Foundation
The Rory Staunton Foundation supports education and outreach efforts aimed at rapid diagnosis and treatment of sepsis, particularly in children

Safe Care Campaign
Founded by Victoria and Armando Nahum in 2006 after 3 different members of their family were infected in 3 different hospitals in 3 different states in just 10 months’ time.

Sepsis Alliance
The alliance was created to raise sepsis awareness among both the general public and healthcare professionals.