ISSOP 2017 - book the dates Print E-mail
Written by Olivier Duperrex   
Monday, 21 September 2015 13:56
The 35th ISSOP Annual meeting will be held in Győr, Hungary from 21-23 Septembre 2017. So book the date !
Last Updated on Friday, 14 October 2016 15:40
ISSOP-CHIFA Webinar 14th of October at 13:00 GMT Print E-mail
Written by Olivier Duperrex   
Friday, 14 October 2016 11:24

Vaccination and Child Rights coming up on the 14th of October at 13:00 GMT.

This is organised by the CHIFA Working Group in association with the International Society for Social Pediatrics and Child Health (ISSOP).

LINK TO ACCESS THE WEBINAR: https://vimeo.com/187368712

Speakers: Gonca Yilmaz, Rita Nathawad Moderator: Tony Waterston Duration: 45 mins (talk 30 mins, discussion 15 mins)

If you could not attend, you can at least watch it - just click on the link Content

Last Updated on Monday, 17 October 2016 20:15
new website for CHIFA (child health and rights) - Health information for all Print E-mail
Written by Olivier Duperrex   
Friday, 16 September 2016 08:06

Brand new website for CHIFA, the discussion group on child health and rights part of HIFA (Health information for all),

which is one of ISSOP activities.

Explore, join and contribute.


Last Updated on Friday, 16 September 2016 08:29
ISSOP e-bulletin 23 now available Print E-mail
Written by Olivier Duperrex   
Friday, 12 August 2016 00:00
Thanks to Tony Waterston and Raul Mercer, with the contribution of several members, the 23nd e-bulletin has been emailed to members and is now available on our website from the download section.
If you want to receive it when it is distributed, join ISSOP and register with the discussion list. Details can be found on the
Membership page.


ISSOP e-Bulletin - Nº 23. September 2016 - CONTENT

1. Introduction

2.    Meetings and news
2.1 Report of ISSOP annual meeting, Santiago

2.2. Report from Chile by Gonça Yilmaz

2.3. Report from BACCH conference by Caoimhe McKenna

3.     International Organisations: UN Committee on the Rights of the Child
3.1. United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) meeting by Andrew Clarke

3.2. IPA: Petition

4.     Current controversy
4.1. French cartoonists on the Burkini ban

5.     CHIFA news
5.1. CHIFA webinar

6.     Publications:

Injury prevention saves lives: WHO report

7.     Correspondence

7.1 Letter from Nick Cunningham

7.2 Health partnerships from Neil Pakenham Walsh

Last Updated on Friday, 14 October 2016 11:19
[chifa] Advocacy on Children and War Print E-mail
Written by Olivier Duperrex   
Friday, 16 September 2016 07:57

The International Society for Social Pediatrics & Child Health (ISSOP), the International Pediatric Association (IPA) and the International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse & Neglect (ISPCAN) have been allies working in the field on prevention and amelioration of child abuse, neglect and exploitation for the past few years. We have had direct and indirect relationships coordinating and supporting regional and global learning events over the years with mutual participation in various events. There are clearly shared visions and goals about ending violence against children. This is an early advocacy effort that has come out of this partnership.


The IPA has written an open letter to the Lancet and to the Secretary General UN to Protect Children Of War. IPA has started a campaign #ProtectChildrenOfWar.


1) Please tweet in support of campaign using Hashtag #ProtectChildrenOfWar


2) Please request Key Opinion Leaders, Organizations and your Society members to support IPA campaign #ProtectChildrenOfWar


Please find below some sample tweets with link to letter:


Join the IPA campaign #ProtectChildrenOf War http://ipa-world.org/uploadedbyfck/Children%20of%20War%20Lancet%20Sept%205%202016.pdf

IPA open letter to Lancet for Secretary General UN #ProtectChildrenOfWar http://ipa-world.org/uploadedbyfck/Children%20of%20War%20Lancet%20Sept%205%202016.pdf

Dr Shanti Raman, MBBS, MAE, PhD, FRACP

Community Paediatrician for Child Protection | Senior Staff Specialist Department of Community Paediatrics|South Western Sydney Local Health District Consultant Community Paediatrician, Maari Ma Health Aboriginal Corporation Broken Hill Senior Lecturer University of New South Wales and University of Sydney Health Services Building Level 3, Cnr Campbell & Goulburn St, Liverpool NSW 2170, Australia Tel +61 2 8738 4844 | Fax +61 2 8738 4800 | Mob +61 434 328 011 |

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CHIFA profile: Shanti Raman is Medical Director, Child Protection, at the Sydney South West Area Health Service in Australia. Professional interests include: Child public health, Child rights, Poverty and child health, Ethnic Monorities, and International health. shanti.raman AT sswahs.nsw.gov.au __________


CHIFA: Child Health and Rights


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