Dear all CHIFA members
Just in time for your Christmas reading, ISSOP (The International Society for Social Pediatrics and Child Health has just published its November e-bulletin which you can find here
Plenty of COVID news and also updates on vaccination, corporal punishment of children, separation of children from parents at the US border, the bombing of children, CHIFA updates and reaching net zero carbon emissions in the health service.
Feedback and further discussion on CHIFA is always welcomed.
CHIFA profile: Tony Waterston is a retired consultant paediatrician who worked mainly in the community in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. He spent 6 years working in Zambia and Zimbabwe and directed the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Diploma in Palestinian Child Health teaching programme in the occupied Palestinian territories. He was an Editor of the Journal of Tropical Pediatrics and is on the Executive Committee of the International Society for Social Pediatrics. His academic interests are child poverty, advocacy for child health and children's rights. He is currently the lead moderator of CHIFA www.chifa.org He is also a member of the HIFA Steering Group.
Tony.Waterston AT newcastle.ac.uk