Category: ISSOP Position statements

ISSOP Response to US government’s separation of families and violation of child and human rights

“As the only global organization advancing the principles and practice of social pediatrics and child rights, and the source of the Budapest Declaration on the Rights, Health, and Well-being of Children on the Move, we, jointly with other national and international organizations (see ), call on the United States to stop the barbaric abuse of children at the US-Mexican border.” => read the full response “Como organización profesional de referencia mundial que promueve los principios y la práctica de la pediatría social y los derechos del niño, y generadora de la Declaración de Budapest sobre los Derechos, la...

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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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