Annual Meeting 2014 - leaflet Print E-mail
Written by Olivier Duperrex   
Wednesday, 19 February 2014 20:29

Annual ISSOP Conference 2014 will be held at the Nordic School of Public Health NHV in Gothenburg, Sweden
June 16-18 2014

Measurement of health - A Child Public Health perspective

Register online on www.nhv.se/issop2014 where you will find a form to fill in.
Deadline for registration and payment is 15 April 2014.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 February 2014 20:46
A free book to which ISSOP members contributed in honour of Staffan Janson Print E-mail
Written by Olivier Duperrex   
Friday, 20 December 2013 09:37
For the sake of children: social paediatrics in action. A festschrift in honour of Staffan Janson. Karlstad, Sweden: Martin McKee, Karlstad University; 2012. 174 p. (you can download it for free -> pdf 7MB)
ISSOP 2014 - book the date Print E-mail
Written by Olivier Duperrex   
Saturday, 12 October 2013 09:30

Book the date for our next Annual Meeting organised in the country where it all started in 1977!

16 - 18 June 2014
Nordic School of Public Health NHV
Gothenburg, Sweden

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 October 2013 09:39
ISSOP 7th e-bulletin Print E-mail
Written by Olivier Duperrex   
Friday, 20 December 2013 09:12

Thanks to Tony Waterston and the contribution of several members, the seventh e-bulletin has been emailed to members a few weeks ago and is available on our website from the download section.
If you want to receive it when it is distributed, join ISSOP and register with the discussion list. Details can be found on the Membership page.

ISSOP e-Bulletin No 7. November 2013


1. Introduction

1.1 Welcome to the final e-°©‐bulletin for 2013 (Tony Waterston)

1.2 ISSOP e-°©‐bulletin survey (TW)

2. Recent meetings and news

2.1 Report of International Child Health Group (ICHG) (Clare Sheahan)

2.2 ISSOP News (Annual meeting 2014)

2.3 Echoes from the Spanish Social Paediatrics Society (Luis Martin)

3. International Organisations

3.1 Turkish Social Paediatrics Association (Gonca Yilmaz)

3.2 TAT (Think and Action Tank) on Children’s Right to Health (F. Simonelli et al.)

4. Current controversy

4.1 Infant formula sponsorship

5. CHILD2015 5.1 Handwashing education in a global context (Nick Spencer)

6. Recent publications and links

6.1 Position statement on Child Rights and Health

Presentation Print E-mail
Written by Olivier Duperrex   
Monday, 15 September 2008 07:20

Mission statement: 'Professionals acting locally and globally to improve the health and well being of children and young people with a focus on social pediatrics and child health.'

International Society for Social Pediatrics and Child Health, ISSOP (from 2012) - formerly European Society for Social Pediatrics and Child Health, ESSOP (1977-2011): we are a group of health professionals interested in sharing our experiences and knowledge in the field of social pediatrics and child health. Some are doctors, others not.

Please read the Presentation leaflet to discover what we do (A5 version).

You can also find the Constitution, Position statements and others documents in the Download section.

ISSOP is recognised as a non-profit organisation by the and is formally registered with Geneva authorities.

Do not hesitate to contact the president or the secretary general for more information.

'Social paediatrics is an approach to child health that focuses on the child, in illness and in health, within the context of their society, environment, school, and family.' Spencer et al. Social paediatrics - glossary. J Epid Comm Health 2005 59(2):106-8.

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