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Endorsement of the Budapest Declaration On the Rights, Health and Well-being of Children and Youth on the Move – 26 organisations and 6 languages by mid-september 2018

Below is the list of the organisations (in alphabetical order) who endorsed the Budapest Declaration On the Rights, Health and Well-being of Children and Youth on the Move, prepared and adopted by hte participants of the 2017 Annual Conference of the International Society of Social Pediatrics and Child Health (ISSOP) : AAP – American Academy of Pediatrics ALAPE – Latin American Association of Pediatrics Canadian Paediatric Society Danish Paediatric Society Doxiadis Unit Early Childhood Development Task Force (ECDtf) ECPCP – European confederation of primary care paediatrians European Academy of Paediatrics German Academy...

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ISSOP trainee group has just had an opinion piece published in the Guardian on air pollution

“One of ISSOP’s trainee members has written an opinion piece, published in the UK newspaper, The Guardian, on the effects of air pollution on children’s health. This is a powerful statement on the impact of air pollution, particularly from diesel engines, on children’s respiratory function and on their lung growth. As social paediatricians we need to be aware of the damage done to children’s health by air pollution and advocate for change.” Nick Spencer, ISSOP President Link: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/aug/29/children-choking-air-pollution-public-health-diesel-air This summer I treated...

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Support for breastfeeding from ISSOP for World Breastfeeding Week August 2018

In support of World Breastfeeding Week, ISSOP re-affirms its support for Breastfeeding (breast milk feeding) (https://www.issop.org/2008/02/01/essop-position-statement-2/) as a key determinant of child health in all countries. We endorse the statement by the International Pediatric Association (IPA) (http://ipa-world.org/society-resources/code/images/ZW8hxbRkB7jO.pdf), while stressing the importance of the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes (ICMBS) (http://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/infantfeeding/9241541601/en/) and elimination of potential conflicts of interest for pediatricians and their societies related to...

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ISSOP 34th e-Bulletin is out !

ISSOP e-Bulletin Nº 34. July 2018              => download the pdf ! CONTENTS 1. Introduction 1.1 Editorial 2. Meetings and news 2.1 ISSOP Annual Congress Bonn 2.2 ISSOP Annual Congress Agenda: More reasons to come 2.3 World Forum on Early Care and Education 2019 2.4 Podcast from Prof Tony Costello: How to be a social activist for health 2.5 Early intervention 3. International Organisations and Voices 3.1. The Aquarius, Trump and the ongoing migrant crisis 4. Current controversy 4.1 Breast feeding and infant formula marketing again 4.2 Why women in the US make the ‘choice’ not to breastfeed 5. CHIFA report 6. Publications 6.1 SDG for...

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