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.
Celebrating 3 Years of a Polio-Free India!
On January 13, 2014, India – once considered the hardest place to eradicate polio – celebrates three years without a polio case. The third anniversary provides an opportunity to recognize the importance of India’s achievement, highlight the power of vaccines and encourage continued political and financial support for polio eradication. Download this toolkit to participate in the celebration and to raise awareness! There are great social media examples that you can share on your Facebook and Twitter accounts.
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.
AAP Section on Hospital Medicine’s International Travel Grant
The Section of Hospital Medicine (SOHM) is pleased to present a grant program for two international physicians (outside of US and Canada) to attend the annual Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) Conference (June 24-27, 2014 in Orlando, FL). The PHM Conference, which is the largest gathering of pediatric hospitalists in the United States, is jointly sponsored by the AAP, The Academic Pediatric Association, and the Society of Hospital Medicine.
For more details, please visit the Section web site at www.aaphospmed.org and click on Educational Events and Awards on the left hand side for details on how to apply.
Report on Global Immunization Priorities by RCPCH
Calling the Shots: A Review of Global Immunisation Initiatives and Future Priorities, funded by the American Academy of Pediatrics, reviews the successes and challenges of current global immunization programs, with a particular focus on: pneumonia, diarrheal disease, polio, measles and rubella. It argues that whilst there is much to be applauded, there is a funding gap which risks impeding the progress of these programs. Click here for more information.