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 National Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida, Section on International Child Health H Program with the 2nd Annual Global Child Health Symposium - Monday, October 28, 2013, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Check www.aapexperience.org for more information about the AAP National Conference and Exhibition - October 25-29, 2013 in Orlando, Florida
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.
New 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.
We all have actors, musicians and athletes we admire, and we have the award shows to prove it. What we don't have is an awards platform that honors the people who save our lives. Until now.
The REAL Awards, a partnership between Save the Children and the Frontline Health Workers Coalition, is a chance to recognize the countless health workers who go above and beyond the call of duty on a daily basis.
As partners of The REAL Awards, the American Academy of Pediatrics could not be more excited to work with you to promote and support the amazing--and often lifesaving--work of pediatricians like yourself, colleagues, and mentors.
Celebrate these REAL heroes by submitting a nomination today.
AAP member and polio expert, Walter Orenstein, MD, FAAP, discusses the new Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan in the June issue of AAP News. The article outlines the Plan, developed by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, which aims to eradicate polio by 2018. It also provides guidance on how pediatricians can play an active role in these efforts. Access the full article and learn more about polio eradication.
The EiP conference is a global arena for clinical practitioners. The conference attracts distinguished speakers from leading academic centers from around the world. They present cutting-edge research and its specific use for paediatric practice. The benefit for the paediatrician is attractive first-hand access to front line research, and also a professional translation into clinical practice. For more information visit EiP 2013