ISSOP 2017 - title and welcome words Print E-mail
Written by Olivier Duperrex   
Monday, 06 February 2017 14:11

The International Society for Social Pediatrics& Child Health with the collaboration of the Hungarian Pediatric Association will held the

2017 Annual Meeting on Children on the Move: Rights, Health and Well-being

in Budapest, Hungary, September 28-30, 2017

at the Danubius Hotel Flamenco


Look on page 2 of the January 17 ISSOP e-bulletin for the welcome words from

Prof. Nick Spencer ISSOP president

Zsuzsanna Kovács On behalf of the Hungarian Pediatric Association

ISSOP e-bulletin 25 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 25th 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 25. January 2017 - CONTENTS

1. Introduction

2.    Meetings and news
2.1 ISSOP in Hungary
2.2 Joint Statement on Syria from World Economic Forum
2.3 Survey on access to services for disabled children and young people
2.4 RCPCH speaks out on poverty and child health

3.     International Organisations: UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

3.1 Turkish Society for Social Paediatrics

3.2 First Rare Disease Day Policy Event


4.     Current controversy
4.1 American Academy of Pediatrics statement on protecting immigrant children

4.2 ISSOP position statement on migrant child health

4.3 Trump’s vaccine-commission idea is biased and dangerous

5.     CHIFA report

6.     Publications:

6.1 Ending legalised violence against children

6.2 State of Inequality: Childhood Immunisation

6. 3 Disability Matters in Britain 2016

6.4 Journal of Human Rights and Social Work (new!)

6.5 Towards the Human Rights-based global community(by Fabrizio and Ilaria Simonelli)

Last Updated on Monday, 06 February 2017 14:05
[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


www.hifa2015.org/child2015-forum CHILD2015 email archive Administered by the Global Healthcare Information Network, International Society for Social Paediatrics and Child Health (ISSOP), and the International Child Health Group of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (ICHG) The work of HIFA and CHIFA is supported by the following organisations who made financial contributions in 2015: British Medical Association (main funder), Africa Health, Afro-European Medical & Research Network, Anadach Group, Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria, Awojobi Clinic Eruwa, Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, Children for Health, Commonwealth Nurses Federation, Council of International Neonatal Nurses, eCancer, Elsevier, Friends Of Chitambo, Global Health Media Project, Haiti Nursing Foundation, HealthProm, Intel Corporation, International Child Health Group, International Foundation for Dermatology, International League of Dermatological Societies, International Society for Social Paediatrics and Child Health, IntraHealth International, Joanna Briggs Institute, Knowledge Transfer Africa Ltd, The Lancet, LiveWell Initiative, mPowering Frontline Health Workers, Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba, Network for Information and Digital Access, Partnerships in Health Information, Physicians for Haiti, Public Library of Science (PLOS), Quality + Care Solutions, Royal College of Midwives, The Test Foundation, The Mother and Child Health and Education Trust, WHO Collaborating Centre for Knowledge Translation & Health Technology Assessment in Health Equity, Wiki Project Med Foundation, Zambia UK Health Workforce Alliance.


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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 December 2016 21:05
COI - RCPCH will limit sponsoring by formula milk Print E-mail
Written by Olivier Duperrex   
Thursday, 28 April 2016 21:07

Congratulations to our members Tony Waterston and Rosie Kyeremateng who have been working hard in order to have the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health take an important decision at their last AGM, in direct line with ISSOP statement on Conflict interest with baby food industry.

Tony Waterston: "This afternoon there was a victory for breast feeding at the RCPCH AGM. We are hoping that this victory will influence world paediatrics towards a less corrupting stance in relation to corporate power."

Here is the reaction of the RCPCH President: http://www.rcpch.ac.uk/news/rcpch-agm-formula-milk-motion-outcome

You might also want to read this editorial:

Gulland A. Paediatricians call on royal college to drop financial ties to infant formula firms. BMJ [Internet]. 19 avr 2016 [cité 28 avr 2016];i2221. Disponible sur: http://www.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/bmj.i2221



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