All Posts Term: global child health
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International Congress of Pediatrics (ICP 2013) - Melbourne, Australia

Author: Dr. Jonny Taitz

I was fortunate enough to recently attend the International Congress of Pediatrics (ICP 2013) in Melbourne, Australia. The Congress occurs every 3 years with the next congress (ICP 2016) in Vancouver. There were almost 3000 delegates from around the world. What was especially pleasing was to see the large number of delegates representing developing world countries across the globe. [...]

PSC & PIPSQC Paediatric Patient Safety Day: Monday 20 May 2013

Author: Dr. Sebastian Yuen

This year I have been fortunate to have attended two @PIPSQC meetings and have been asked to write about the second. For Tweeters, I have included Twitter handles (eg I am @S3bster).

Before I do, I should mention the awesome and inspiring speakers from around the world at the meeting on 15th April 2013. An overview of the event - hosted by Great Ormond Street Hospital, London - is here: In particular, the team from the Ghana Fives Alive programme blew me away! Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and using IHI improvement methodology, they have significantly reduced the under-five mortality. It is low tech and has spread across the country ( [...]