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Call for Contributions: WHO World Immunisation Week

As part of the upcoming World Immunisation Week (24-30 April 201 …

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EAP launches “The Children’s Health Pledge 2019” campaign

On the week of the 22nd of April 2019, EAP will launch its “The …

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Portuguese Community Pharmacies: Contribution to Vaccination

By Dr. Ana Neves (EAP Vice-President) and Dr. Stefano del Torso …

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EAP at the UEMS council meeting in Brussels

The latest UEMS council meeting took place in Brussels on April …

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EAP at the DG SANTE-led EU Coalition for Vaccination meeting

EAP took part in the first Vaccination Coalition meeting, organi …

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EAP letter to Ukrainian Government Minister of Health

Following the concerning rise of measles cases in Ukraine (50.00 …

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EAP and the International Paediatric Association, Panama 2019

The International Paediatric Association (IPA), established in P …

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Jose Ramet will always be remembered

The EAP is deeply saddened to announce the death of Jose Ramet. …

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SPRING MEETING 2019

SPRING MEETING 2019 Registration is Open

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Winter Meeting 2018

Winter Meeting 2018 Presentations Now Online

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EAP co-organises another successful EAPS Congress

The bi-annual European Academy of Paediatric Societies (EAPS) Co …

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EAP attends MOCHA Consultation Stakeholder Meeting

EAP’s Executive Director, Dr. Stefano del Torso, represented the …

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‘Healthy Child, Healthy World’ Day

On 20th November, we celebrated ‘Healthy Child Healthy World’ Da …

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A message from the former EAP President, Prof. Tom Stiris

Dear all, After spending seven years in the EAP Executive Commit …

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Prof. Adamos Hadjipanayis elected as EAP President

Prof. Adamos Hadjipanayis was elected President of the European …

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EAPS Congress: Earn Credits in Paris

The European Academy of Paediatric Societies (EAPS) 2018 Congres …

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EAP urges for action on NCDs with Global Week for Action on NCDs social media campaign

In early September, EAP took to social media to voice the need t …

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EAP at the 2nd Congress of the Ukrainian Academy of Paediatrics

Adamos Hadjipanayis, Secretary-General of the European Academy o …

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Final MOCHA Conference – primary healthcare provision for children in EU/EEA area

The Horizon 2020 “MOCHA – Models of Child Health Appraised” rese …

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EAP involvement in the “Healthy Child, Healthy World” Day

To celebrate Universal Children’s Day on November 20th, the date …

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“Choosing Wisely” in Paediatrics

EAP is preparing its contribution to the “Choosing Wisely” campa …

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EAP contributes to WHO Nurturing Care Framework

EAP was a key contributor to WHO’s Nurturing Care Framework, whi …

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EAP takes part in WHO/ECDC-led EIW campaign

To celebrate the European Immunization Week (23-28 April), a hea …

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UEMS Spring Meeting outcomes

The Spring Meeting of the European Union of Medical Specialists …

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“Healthy Child, Healhy World” Week

EAP Executive Committee Member and Chairman of the European Boar …

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EBP prepares paediatric exam

The European Board of Paediatrics (EBP) is busy taking forward t …

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ESPGHAN celebrates its 50th anniversary

The European Society for Paediatic Gastroenterology, Hepatology …

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Call for Abstracts – ISSOP’s Annual Conference

The International Society for Social Paediatrics and Child Healt …

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ISSOP – Aftermath of the Budapest Declaration

After having ISSOP’s 2017 Budapest meeting’s position statement …

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EU Commissioner for Health’s Head of Cabinet replies to EAP concerns on AMR and tuberculosis

Following its open letter to the Employment, Social Policy, Heal …

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EAP supports freedom of speech – statement

Following the arrest of leaders of the Turkish Medical Associati …

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Update on the European Board of Paediatrics

The European Board of Paediatrics (EBP) is delighted to be makin …

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7th EAPS Congress – call for abstracts

The 7th Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Societies …

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New Young EAP Officials

Young EAP now has official representatives to support the Europe …

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EAP is working with LOWeurope to improve its communications

To reinforce perceptions of EAP as the voice of children’s healt …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Antimicrobial Stewardship at the Top of EAP’s Agenda

On the 15th November 2017, and as a part of the World Antibiotic …

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

To acknowledge and celebrate the World Obesity Awareness Day, EA …

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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 …

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EAPS 2016, Geneva, Switzerland – EAP Quiz Winner

Dr. Dawid Szpecht from the Poznan University of Medical Sciences …

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EAPS 2014, Barcelona, Spain – Best Oral Presentation

POORER COGNITIVE AND GROSS MOTOR OUTCOME AT AGE 2.5 YEARS AFTER …

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EU News

Romanian Presidency of the EU aims for Council Conclusions on AMR in June

The Romanian Presidency of the EU has tentatively scheduled the …

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More action needed to reduce digital marketing of unhealthy products to children, says WHO/Europe

The new WHO/Europe report “Monitoring and restricting the digita …

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EC Vice-President Katainen urges for EU greater action against disinformation on vaccination

The European Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen, who is te …

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New European Parliament Coordinator for Children’s Rights

On 11 December, Ms Anna Maria Corazza Bildt (Swedish MEP, EPP) h …

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New European Commission report on the state of health in the EU

On 22 November 2018, the European Commission launched the second …

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Council Recommendation on Vaccines

During the 7th of December EPSCO meeting, EU health ministers ad …

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Romanian Presidency of PESCO and of the Council of the European Union

On 6th of December, Romania symbolically took over the Presidenc …

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DG SANTE and EMA publish joint Action Plan on Medicines for Children in Europe

The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Health and Foo …

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WHO European region shows mixed vaccination outcomes

In the midterm review of its European Vaccine Action Plan 2015-2 …

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Romanian Presidency of the EU hints at their health priorities

In an emailed statement, Romanian Minister Sorina Pintea mention …

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Anne Bucher appointed new Director-General of DG SANTE

The European Commission has appointed Anne Bucher as the new Dir …

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Health policies in the upcoming EU budget (2021 – 2027)

On the 2nd of May, the European Commission adopted the legislati …

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European Commission proposes Council Recommendation on Strengthened Cooperation against Vaccine Preventable Diseases

In April 2018, the European Commission proposed a (non-binding) …

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WHO Independent High-Level Commission (IHLC) releases Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) Report

In preparation for the UN General Assembly’s third High-level Me …

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Health Priorities of the future Austrian Presidency (July – December 2018)

As Austria is getting ready to take over the Presidency of the C …

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DG Health Publishes 2017 Country Health Profiles

Through its Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety (DG H …

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ECDC warns about measles outbreaks in Europe

A new European Centre from Disease Control and Prevention (ECDC) …

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EU Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Knowledge Gateway launched

The EU has launched its Health Promotion and Disease Prevention …

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Refugee children health concerns highlighted in new UNICEF report

A new UNICEF Humanitarian Situation Report on refugee and migran …

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Blog

Young EAP/EAP July 2019 Blog: Adolescent Medicine and Health – a Training Challenge for Europe?

  “We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we …

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YOUNG EAP JUNE 2019 BLOG: Protecting children on the move – the paediatricians’ perspective

Protecting children on the move – the paediatricians’ perspectiv …

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YOUNG EAP MAY 2019 BLOG: Compassionate Care in Paediatrics

Compassionate Care in Paediatrics The situation Access to high q …

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YOUNG EAP APRIL 2019 BLOG: ‘Ethics in paediatrics’ challenges for young paediatricians

Ethics in paediatrics: challenges for young paediatricians The s …

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YOUNG EAP MARCH 2019 BLOG: ‘How Artificial Intelligence can revolutionise medicine and paediatrics in the EU

The Situation Exciting news from the European Commission: Europe …

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YOUNG EAP FEBRUARY 2019 BLOG: ‘No More Pain’ and ‘No More Loss’ for children with cancer and their families

    The situation Globally, a child dies of cancer eve …

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Young EAP January 2019 Blog: High Value in Health Care – How Can We Improve Value for Patients?

  The situation How is high value in health care defined? T …

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EAP Blog November-December 2018: ‘Healthy Child, Healthy World’ Day – why we must keep advocating for children’s (health) rights

          On 20th November, we celebrat …

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Young EAP Blog October 2018: Raising awareness on AMR, a growing health threat for children and adults alike

World Antibiotic Awareness Week takes place on 12-18 November, w …

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Young EAP September Blog – Cleaner air for healthier children

In October/November 2018 WHO will convene the ‘First Global Conf …

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Young EAP Blog June 2018: Childhood Obesity – A Global Public Health Concern

Introduction Childhood obesity is one of the most serious public …

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Young EAP Blog May 2018: Protecting children from tobacco

The situation Exposure to SHS leads to an estimated 166.000 chil …

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Young EAP Blog March 2018: Creating confidence in vaccines

Across Europe we have been facing the problem of decreasing immu …

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The situation of junior health professionals in Poland

In Poland, strikes by health care professionals have become an a …

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Brexit and Health

  “Brexit is bad for health, and doctors should say so”. Ne …

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