Category: ISSOP Position statements

issop position statement 5 – Child Rights and Health Care

Child Rights and Health Care – ISSOP position statement 5 >>   Prepared by Tony Waterston and Gonca Yilmaz with the contribution of several ISSOP members & endorsed by ISSOP Core Executive. Published in Child: Care, Health and Development in Jan 2014 (click here) with a comment from Elsbeth Webb (click here) and on ISSOP website in May 2014.   And additional document prepared by Elsbeth Webb has been added on 2/7/2014: Webb2014_ISSOP Position statement on the UNCRC 2 – additional evidence and practical application.pdf   It shows why and how pediatricians and associations can contribute to children wellbeing by better...

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issop position statement 4 – sponsoring Baby Feeding Industry

Sponsorship of paediatricians/paediatric societies by the Baby Feeding Industry – issop position statement 4 >> Prepared by Tony Waterston with the contribution of several members & endorsed by ISSOP Core Executive. Published on ISSOP website in April 2014.   It reviews the impact on professional practice of sponsorship by the Baby Feeding Industry* of medical conferences and meetings, along with gifts to health workers. And proposes three action points. *The term Baby Feeding Industry refers to all commercial companies which market infant formula or other infant feeding products....

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ESSOP position statement 3 – Migrant children in the European Union

Migrant children in the European Union – a call for action for equal access to health care and education – ESSOP position statement 3 >>   Prepared by Professor Anders Hjern and PD Erika Sievers & endorsed by ESSOP Executive. Published on ESSOP website in January 2008. It reviews several aspects of health of migrant children and proposes policy implications for child health professionals and action points for paediatric organisations....

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ESSOP position statement 2 – Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding – ESSOP position statement 2  >> Prepared by Professor Gülbin Gökçay & endorsed by ESSOP Executive. Published on ESSOP website in January 2008 and Child Care Health Dev. It reviews the extent and effects of breastfeeding and child health and propose policy implications for child health professionals and action points for paediatric organisations.   G.Gökçay. Breastfeeding: for the sake of the Europe and the world: European Society for Social Pediatrics and Child Health (ESSOP) Position Statement. Child: Care, Health and...

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ESSOP position statement 1 – Social inequalities in child health

Social inequalities in child health – towards equity and social justice in child health outcomes – ESSOP Position statement 1  >> Prepared by Professor Nick Spencer & endorsed by ESSOP Executive. Published on ESSOP website in March 2007 and in Child Care Health Dev in Sept 2008. It reviews the extent and effects of social inequalities in child health and propose policy implications for child health professionals and action points for paediatric organisations.   Spencer N. European Society for Social Pediatrics and Child Health (ESSOP)* Position Statement: Social inequalities in child health – towards equity and social...

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