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e-bulletin 36 – 2.5 International Seminar on Child Rights and Health and satellite activities

In the days before the Seminar, the Santo Tomas Institute and the Hospital Sotero Del Rio invited Andrew Clarke to facilitate and lead several workshops, presentations and meetings about the structured integration of child rights into routine assessment and quality improvement cycles. Hospital Sotero Del Rio and its sister hospitals and facilities cover a population of 1.5 million in the south section of Santiago. Over 900 managers and decision-makers, clinicians, lecturers and students participated in these events. These services have now decided to adopt and integrate the participatory rights-based Hospital Amigable/CFHI improvement model...

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e-bulletin 36 – 2.4 The effects of armed conflict on children

Dr. Sherry Shenoda addressing the US Senate at an AAP sponsored event to make Congress and global health partners in Washington, D.C. aware of the paper’s findings and recommendations. An AAP policy statement and technical report on The Effects of Armed Conflict on Children, authored by Sherry Shenoda, MD, FAAP, Ayesha Kadir, MD, MSc, FAAP, Shelly Pitterman, PhD, Jeffrey Goldhagen, MD, MPH, FAAP, were issued through a press release held at the AAP-NCE Meeting in Orlando on November 5th.  Please find a summary written by Dr. Shenoda below. Shenoda S, Kadir A, Pitterman S, Goldhagen J, Section on International Child Health. The Effects of...

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e-bulletin 36 – 2.2 David Attenborough on climate change

David Attenborough is the most respected natural history broadcaster in the UK and his programmes on animal life round the world have gone global. The latest one entitled ‘Blue Planet’ featured marine life and the huge impact of plastics on water animals – this has lead to major public opposition to single use plastics in our society. Always a respecter of the damage done to wildlife by climate change, he has recorded this interview which is worth a look. Tony...

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