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.
ICATCH - Applications for ICATCH grant project are now being accepted!
If you are a pediatrician or a child health care worker in a developing country and would like to implement a child health care initiative in your community, this program may be for you. Click here
International Tobacco Control Advocacy Training Opportunities
Tobacco control and advocacy training opportunity is available for pediatricians at the International Congress of Pediatrics in Melbourne, Australia this August. For more information, visit AAP International Tobacco Control.
Red Book® Online extends beyond the print edition to provide instant electronic access to trusted pediatric infectious disease content and solutions - and now includes the full text of the new Spanish edition of the 2012 Red Book.
"Maternal and Child Global Health: What You Need to Know Before You Go" - at Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, May 31-June 1, 2013
This two-day course will provide practical training in the critical aspects of maternal, newborn and child global health for clinicians planning to work abroad. See attached flyer for more information
International Pediatric Association (IPA) International Pediatric Congress - IPC 2013, August 24-29, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia
Dedicated to promoting and improving child health and setting it as a high priority on the world agenda professionals in the field will convene in Melbourne for a high-level scientific program focused specifically on “Bridging the Gaps in Child & Adolescent Health.” For more information visit the IPC 2013