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Canadian Paediatric Society

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The CPS is the only national organization of paediatricians in Canada. With more than 3,000 members, the CPS is uniquely positioned to speak to the health needs of Canadian children and youth. CPS spokespeople work in hospitals, universities, clinics and private practices across the country. They can address a range of issues affecting the health, development and safety of babies, children and teens.

Recent news releases

Jun 1 2017

Doctors should counsel parents of young children on screen time

As exposure to digital media in Canadian family life increases, so have concerns about how screen time affects children and families. A new statement from the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) recommends that physicians and health care providers counsel parents and caregivers of young children on how to minimize screen time and mitigate its potential negative effects.

May 29 2017

CPS awards recognize outstanding contributions to child and youth health

The Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) has announced its 2017 award winners, honouring those who care for children and youth in Canada through excellence in paediatric research, advocacy, health promotion and education.

Mar 27 2017

Doctors should ask families whether they have firearms at home

Health professionals should ask families whether they have firearms in their home, advises the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) in a new position statement. 

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Last updated: Oct 5 2012