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.
Report from the Royal Collage of Paediatricians and Child Health - Calling the Shots: A Review of Global Immunisation Initiatives and Future Priorities, funded by the AAP, reviews the successes and challenges of current global immunization programs.Click here for more information.
The AAP Section on International Child Health (SOICH) is hosting its 3rd Annual Global Child Health Abstract Symposium scheduled for Sunday, Oct 12, 2014 during the SOICH H Program at the 2014 AAP National Conference in San Diego, CA. Abstracts and photo entries for Photo competition are due April 11, 2014. Please visit SOICH Web page for more information.
The International Community Access to Child Health (ICATCH) program provides financial and technical support to pediatricians in developing countries who are in the process of developing and implementing a community-based child health initiative.
Preliminary deadline: June 9, 2014 (Optional deadline - If submitted by this deadline an ICATCH advisor will review your application and provide feedback).
Final deadline: August 15, 2014 Click here for more information about the ICATCH program and how to apply.