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April 2015 Newsletter

March 2015 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

Global Health Links

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

Health Volunteers Overseas

HIFA 2015


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!



Working Opportunities

Global Health Service Partnership

Apply to be a GHSP Volunteer Today! The program, a public-private partnership between the Peace Corps and Seed Global Health, sends doctors and nurses abroad as medical educators. These medical educators will work closely with in-country counterparts to help meet health system human resource needs. In this pioneering model, Seed Global Health is the exclusive medical partner to the Peace Corps, creating the most comprehensive global clinical capacity-building program to date. Click here to find out more about this unique global health opportunity.

GHSP Physician Job Description
GHSP Nurse Job Description

2015 Program Applications are open until December 5, 2014. 
Questions? Please contact

Health Volunteers Overseas - Volunteer with Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) and make a lasting impact on the lives of medical staff and patients in developing nations. Short term assignments (2-4 weeks) make getting involved in the fight to improve global health possible for even busy professionals. HVO is a Washington, DC based NGO, and is searching for qualified and dynamic individuals certified in their field of medicine to teach and train hospital personnel in 25 countries around the world. HVO’s pediatric division currently has programs in Bhutan, Nicaragua, St. Lucia, and Uganda, and its oncology and hematology programs are also looking for pediatric specialists. Help transform healthcare practices in parts of the world in the most need, and contribute to sustainable progress! For more information, call 202.296.0928 or visit

CHILD 2015 and HIFA2015 databases
These are free and open databases of health professionals with different expertise practicing in all parts of the world on a variety of health projects. The individuals listed in the databases are members of the CHILD 2015 Email Forum  and as such have agreed that their contact information be shared for networking purposes with their colleagues all over the world.

Directory of Overseas Opportunities

Section Programs - Volunteer Opportunities

International Rescue Committee

CHILDisaster Network
The section has developed a network of pediatric medical professionals available to accompany organizations responding to disasters. This network is comprised of health professionals with expertise in helping children in disaster situations. Each member of the network completes a comprehensive application process and promises to be available to accompany organizations responding to disasters on short-term notice. Organizations needing pediatric medical professionals are able to search for volunteers by their availability, specialty, and language proficiencies.

Member Recommendations

Pediatrics AIDS Corp