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Child trafficking in Europe: what is the paediatrician’s role?: A statement by the European Academy of Paediatrics
Child trafficking is among the most lucrative criminal activities in the world and growing rapidly. Poverty, natural disasters, armed conflicts and, in particular, migration put vulnerable children at high risk of trafficking. ...
European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2017: training the next generation of health care professionals in antibiotic stewardship
Antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) aims to optimise treatment, minimise the risk of adverse effects and reduce health care costs. In addition, it is recognised as a key component to stop the current spread of antimicrobial ...
Basic training requirements for health care professionals who care for children
The European Academy of Paediatrics (EAP) is the paediatric section of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS). The UEMS is responsible for the supervision and approval of training programmes in paediatrics and ...
We strongly support childhood immunisation-statement from the European Academy of Paediatrics (EAP)
The eradication of smallpox and the elimination of several other infectious diseases from much of the world has provided convincing evidence that vaccines are among the most effective interventions for promoting health. ...
Vitamin D in European children—statement from the European Academy of Paediatrics (EAP)
Vitamin D is synthesized in human skin upon sun exposure and is also a nutrient. It regulates calcium and phosphate metabolism and is essential for the maintenance of bone health. Vitamin D supplementation during infancy, ...
European Academy of Paediatrics Statement: Vision zero for child deaths in traffic accidents
Road traffic accidents are the leading cause of death and disability in children throughout Europe. They remain the leading cause of death among children 5–-19 years old in Europe. Children may be injured as pedestrians, ...
The rights of children arriving in Europe
Human papillomavirus vaccination crisis in Japan
The European Academy of Paediatrics (EAP) is gravely concerned about the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination crisis in Japan and particularly about the negative position taken by governmental authorities. Given that the ...