Links

BC Children’s Hospital Centre for International Child Health:  Under the leadership of Dr. Charles Larson, the CICH identifies key countries where we feel our sustained effort can have a significant impact on the health of children and youth.  Current partnerships include:

  • Children’s Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, China (Cardiac Sciences, Infectious Diseases, and Emergency Medicine)
  • Guangzhou Children’s Hospital, Guangzhou, China (Neurosciences)
  • Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda (Oral Health, Midwifery, Pediatric Acute Care)
  • Ladakh, India (Community Based Rehabilitation Program)

BCCH Office of Pediatric Surgical Evaluation & Innovation (OPSEI) Global Health Programs:  OPSEI is active in global health and has a longstanding relationship with Uganda.  Specialties involved include General Surgery, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, Anesthesia, and more.

Canadian Pediatric Society Global Child & Youth Health Section

Canadian Society for International Health

American Academy of Pediatrics Section on International Child Health

Global Health Education Consortium:  This site includes a wide variety of resources – definitely worth checking out!

Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative:  Visit the Baylor website for information about the international electives they offer and for unique resources such as their pictorial atlas of common manifestations of pediatric HIV infection

Relief Web:  Up to date information about current humanitarian issues and emergencies

Global Forum for Health Research

USAID Global Health e-Learning Center: A great resource with a learning modules on a broad range of topics including newborn care, diarrheal disease, malaria, HIV/AIDS, female genital mutilation, pneumonia, sepsis, immunizations, and more