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.
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.
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.