Category: ISSOP Position statements

issop position statement 7 – SDGS ChildRights

A Global Agenda for Social Pediatrics and Child Health. Translating the Sustainable Development Goals and Child Rights into Practice  – ISSOP Position statement n° 7 >>   Prepared by Sherry Shenoda, Rita Nathawad, Nick Spencer, Raul Mercer and Jeffrey Goldhagen on behalf of ISSOP. Published on ISSOP website in July 2016.   This position paper from the International society for social pediatrics and child health (ISSOP) ISSOP proposes a 10 items Global Agenda, developed in the context of the SDGs and a child rights-based approach to health, as a framework and strategy to structure and operationalize social pediatrics practice. It...

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issop position statement 6 – Austerity

Impact of austerity on child health and well being – ISSOP Position statement n° 6  >> Prepared by Nick Spencer, Luis Rajmil, David Taylor-Robinson, Takis Panagiotopoulos on behalf of ISSOP and endorsed by ISSOP Core Executive. Published on ISSOP website in August 2015.   This position paper from the International society for social pediatrics and child health (ISSOP) summarises the impact of austerity on child health and well being and provides recommandations for Governments, for Paediatricians and for National and International Paediatric Associations.   Please quote as: Spencer N, Rajmil L, Taylor-Robinson D, Panagiotopoulos T....

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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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