Pediatric Resources Available for Countries Around the World
Use the links below to access Web sites for each of these programs, or visit the Initiatives section of this Web site to learn more about these and other AAP Global Health Initiatives.
Ensuring that children's issues are addressed as early as possible in the development of disaster preparedness programs and activities.
Partnership and advocacy to support access to vaccines for children around the world and raise awareness of global immunization issues.
Helping Babies Breathe
Ensuring that all babies are born with a skilled birth attendant present.
International Community Access to Child Health (ICATCH)
Providing financial and technical support to pediatricians in developing countries that are in the process of developing and implementing a community-based child health initiative.
International Child Health Network (ICHN)
Establishing connections that foster cooperation on a variety of health projects including relief and development work, humanitarian service, equipment/supply donation,etc.
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
Educational program introducing the concepts and basic skills of neonatal resuscitation.
Pediatric Education in Disasters
Raising awareness and increasing competence of relief efforts to be sensitive and responsive to the unique physical and psychological needs of children when a disaster occurs.
Providing education, training, and tools needed to effectively intervene to protect children from the harmful effects of tobacco and secondhand smoke.
64th Annual Puerto Rico Pediatric Society Congress - Puerto Rico
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The purpose of this Web site is to provide our valued pediatrician members as well as supporters a user-friendly portal to access all AAP information and materials related to the organization's global efforts. Your guidance, involvement and support are the key to our success in addressing child health needs on the international front. For more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As a follow-up to the 2014 launch, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Measles & Rubella Initiative (M&RI), and other partners have introduced a new set of educational materials, featuring the precocious duo, now available for doctors, schools, child care centers, and other child health providers. The resources, designed by children’s illustrator, Sophie Blackall, feature her popular characters, Ivy and Bean, as they try to stop the measles!
Each kit, available in English and Spanish, includes posters, coloring comic books, stickers, and temporary tattoos. The resources are free of charge (including delivery) and are only available for a limited time. Join Ivy and Bean on their crusade to stop measles by ordering your resources today! (Limit 2 per order; available in US only; must create a log-in account to place and track order).