Category: ISSOP Position statements

ISSOP Position statement 1 has been updated: Addressing inequities in child health and development – towards social justice

Addressing inequities in child health and development – towards social justice Authors: Nick Spencer, Shanti Raman, Bernadette O’Hare, Giorgio Tamburlini On behalf of ISSOP The June 2018 update of the ISSOP position statement 1 on Child health inequities, 11 years after the first version, has updated data and expands on several aspects.  

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International Society for Social Pediatrics and Child Health calls U.S. government’s separation of families a violation of child and human rights – Press release

Read ISSOP press release  endorsed by: Association for Childhood Education International Associazione Culturale Pediatri. Italy Canadian Pediatric Society Catalan Pediatric Society Chilean Pediatric Society Colombian Group of Social Pediatrics European Confederation of Primary Care Paediatricians Facultad Latinamericana de Ciencias Sociales (Latin American School of Social Sciences), Argentina Icelandic Pediatric Society International Child Health Group of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect Maternal and Child Health Advocacy...

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Budapest Declaration On the Rights, Health and Well-being of Children and Youth on the Move

The participants of the 2017 Annual Conference of the International Society of Social Pediatrics and Child Health (ISSOP), focused on Children and Youth on the Move, in Budapest, Hungary have prepared and adopted a Declaration in which they: resolve to participate and play a leadership role in advancing the rights, health and well-being of children and youth on the move, from birth through age 25, locally and globally invite paediatricians, child health providers and organizations have a leadership role to play in fulfilling the rights of children and youth on the move to optimal health and health care Download...

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ISSOP position statement 8 – Migrant child health

Migrant Child Health – ISSOP Position statement n° 8  >>   Prepared by ISSOP Migration Working Group on behalf of ISSOP ISSOP Migration Working Group members: Anna Battersby, Helga Guðmundsdóttir, Yvon Heller, Anders Hjern, Fabienne Jäger, Elsa Hrund Jensdottir, Ayesha Kadir, Zsuzsanna Kovács, Rosina Kyeremateng Luis Martin, Jean‐Claude Métraux, Barbara Rubio, Erika Sievers, Stella Tsitoura, Liv Lyngå von Folsach. Published on ISSOP website in February 2017.   This position paper from the International society for social pediatrics and child health (ISSOP) ISSOP has 9 recommendations for action and attitudes towards migrant children...

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