News & Updates

EAP and EPA reach agreement on a future common Paediatric society

The EAP and EPA met in Moscow on the 9th of November to discuss the future collaboration opportunities between the two societies. The meeting sought to explore the possibility to merge the two societies, leading to only one European Paediatric Society in Europe representing the paediatric population and the European paediatricians. Read more…

Infectious Diseases and Migrant Children at the core of EAP’s 2017 Congress and Masterclass

Like previous years, the EAP Congress and MasterCourse 2017 was again a success! More than 700 paediatricians from 80 countries visited Ljubljana (Slovenia) to exchange ideas and information, and to meet colleagues from all over the world. Read more…

EAP Signs Budapest Declaration on Children on the Move, Guidelines on Migrant’s Health to be Published Soon

EAP has created its own detailed guidelines on the health risks and needs of refugee and migrant children entitled Providing primary care for migrant children in Europe. Read more…

Antimicrobial Stewardship at the Top of EAP’s Agenda

On the 15th November 2017, and as a part of the World Antibiotics Awareness Week, EAP has released its statement on Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) in collaboration with the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID). Underlining the importance of AMS as a key component to tackle Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), the statement urges all current and upcoming health professionals dealing with child health to ensure a rational prescription of antibiotics to children and young people. Read more…

EAP commemorates World Obesity Awareness Day with infographic on overweight and obesity

To acknowledge and celebrate the World Obesity Awareness Day, EAP took to Twitter to publish its brand new “Childhood Obesity: Facts and Figures” infographic, as well as an accompanying banner. Read more…

Models of Child Health Appraised: Planning a Healthy Future for Europe’s Population

The health of children is important for Europe’s future. Today’s children are citizens, future workers, future parents and future carers. Children depend on good health services, but these are structured differently throughout the European Union. In addition, there is little research into what works best. To help every child benefit from optimum health care, the MOCHA project will perform a systematic, scientific evaluation of the types of health care that exist. Read more…

EAPS 2016, Geneva, Switzerland – EAP Quiz Winner

Dr. Dawid Szpecht from the Poznan University of Medical Sciences, won free registration to the upcoming EAP 2017 Congress. 

EAPS 2014, Barcelona, Spain – Best Oral Presentation

POORER COGNITIVE AND GROSS MOTOR OUTCOME AT AGE 2.5 YEARS AFTER INTRAUTERINE EXPOSURE TO SSRI. PROCEEDINGS FROM THE DUTCH SMOK TRIAL
C.N. Van der Veere