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April 2014 Newsletter

February 2014 Newsletter

International Child Health Network (ICHN) is available. Please visit the ICHN and participate to establish connections that foster cooperation around the world.

ICATCH - International Access to Child Health - Call For Proposals is Open!

Global Health Links

Global Health Service Corps - Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI)

Health Volunteers Overseas

HIFA 2015

Shot@Life

UNICEF

WHO Vaccine Preventable Diseases Monitoring System
2012 Global summary

Donate to SOICH

Donate to SOICH Programs through the AAP Friends of Children Fund

Once you log in to the "Friends of Children Fund" web page, please make sure you designate your funds to the Section on International Child Health - General Support, the ICATCH Program, or the Resident International Elective Awards.

Or call 888/700-5378 and make your donation over the phone. Every bit of support counts!

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International Community Access to Child Health (ICATCH)

The 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.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS IS NOW OPEN!

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

All applications are due by this date - no exceptions!

Applicants will be notified about the status of their application in November/December of 2014. The grants will be awarded in January 1, 2015 and last until December 31, 2017. Please review the Quick Facts and the Call for Proposals before filling out your application.

For more background about the ICATCH program click on the ICATCH Brochure
For more information please contact ICATCH@aap.org

Past ICATCH Grants
(Listed in Alphabetical order per grant year by Name of Project Director, Country: Program Title)

2014 (January 2014 to December 2017)

  • De Oliveira, Vysolela, Angola: Sickle Cell Education and Screening for Angolan Adolescents
  • Thomas, Angela, Belize: Protecting Smiles for Healthier Futures in Southern Belize
  • Morgan, Jon, Cambodia: Implementing Helping Babies Breathe in Remote Floating Villages
  • Marimuthu, K, India: Home-Based Care Program for Infants in Krishnagiri, India
  • Sam-Agudu, Nadia, Nigeria: Support for Adolescents with HIV in Boarding School
  • Kitaka, Sabrina, Uganda: Tackling Malnutrition Through Peer Education in Schools

2013 (January 2013 to December 2015)

  • Donkor, Clement, Ghana: Community Malaria Prevention Project
  • Ruhl, Laura, Kenya: Improving Access to Health Care for Street Children
  • Marshall, Roseda, Liberia: Enhanced Well Child Care for Adolescent Mothers and Infants
  • Phiri, Godfrey, Malawi: Teen Support Line, Malawi
  • Guitierrez, Gerardo, Nicaragua: Mobile Health Kits for Use in Vulnerable Communities
  • Kemigisha, H., Uganda: Tackling Malnutrition Throug Peer Education in Schools

2012 (January 2012 to December 2014)

  • Akello-Ayebare, Grace, Uganda: Childhood Epilepsy in N.Uganda Children as Health Workers
  • Ariani, MKes, Indonesia: Improving the Understanding & Implementation of IMCI - Urban Community Health Workers
  • Economides, Sharon Craig, Afghanistan: Daireyeh Waledin (Circle of Parents)  
  • Mallewa, Macpherson, Malawi: Training Program for Management of Neurodisabled Malawian Children
  • Okafor, Henrietta, Nigeria: Balanced Early Nutrition for Development (BEND)
  • Rasul, Choudhury H., Bangladesh: Promotion of Child Health in Primary School

2011 (January 2011 to December 2013)

  • Dantil, Ketheline, Haiti: Health Care for Haiti’s Children
  • Okoh, Emmanuel, Liberia: Developing a Model Medical Home for Liberian Children
  • Otieno, Phelgona, Kenya: Hospital Linkage with Community Child Health in Kisii, Kenya
  • Paz, Cecilia, Ecuador: Sonrisa's Children's Oral Health & Nutrition Project
  • Perez, Daniel, El Salvador: Improving Healthcare & International Collaboration
  • Tam, Tran Thi Hong, Vietnam: Vietnam-First Aid for Childcare Givers & Teachers (VIET-FACTs)
  • Zafar, Naeem, Pakistan: Trained Nurses Detect Cases of Child Malnutrition

2010 (January 2010 to December 2012)

  • Badoe, Eben, Ghana: Child Protection in Ghana
  • Erickson, Charles, Zambia: Zambian Health Evaluation and Education Project
  • Nignpense, Ed, Ghana: Strengthening Community Awareness of Pediatric Poisoning in Ghana
  • Somwe, Wa, Zambia: Asthma Project
  • Yang, Rongwan, China: Dietary Assessment for intake of Vitamin A
  • Wan, Chaomin, China: Rural Children with Diarreah: Primary Care

2009 (January 2009 to December 2011)

  • Ciomartan, Tatiana, Romania: Safe Baby Project
  • Hongyan, Guan, China: Healthy Children-Helathy Community
  • Remetić, Mirjana, Bosnia & Herzegovina: Autism Education and Screening
  • Tolentino, Sara, Dominican Republic: Improving Child Health in the Community
  • Van Wyck, Susan, South Africa: Turn INH Preventive Therapy into Reality
  • Vorasane, Banheng, Laos: Good Nutrition

2008 (January 2008 to December 2010)

  • Lara Hernandez, Luis, Mexico: ADHD and Mental Health Education
  • Locson, Elsie Baronia, Philippines: TB DOTs for Kids
  • Matshaba, Mogomotsi, Botswana: HIV/AIDS Education for School Staff
  • Reyes, Cisneros, Juan Carlos, El Salvador: Undernourished Children
  • Shen, Xiaoming, China: Parent Education for CHild Passenger Safety
  • Soemakto, Indonesia: Improve Understanding of GOBI FFF

2007 (January 2007 to December 2009)

  • Mustafa, Ghluam, Pakistan: The Helping Hands Project
  • Nakakeeto, Margaret, Uganda: The Keyunga Newborn Project
  • Ramirez, Isidro, El Salvador: The Community Education Project
  • Reyes, Alexis, Philippines: Bagong Baranggay Project