and well-being of children and youth
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.
The Canadian Paediatric Society strongly believes that all people deserve respect—regardless of culture, faith, identity or citizenship. We believe in an inclusive, humanitarian refugee and immigration policy that supports our identity as a strong, cohesive, pluralist nation.
The Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) today released a list of specific tests, treatments and procedures that are commonly ordered but not always necessary as part of Choosing Wisely Canada.
As the federal government considers legalizing marijuana, the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) is urging strong measures to protect and discourage use by children and youth.
Canadian Press · Helen Branswell · The Canadian Paediatric Society is urging Health Canada to tighten the rules on the labelling of homeopathic nosodes, which are sometimes referred to as "homeopathic vaccines."
CBC News · Canadian pediatricians are calling for changes to what they consider an ineffective medical treatment for newborn babies: antibiotic eye drops to prevent sexually transmitted infections from mothers.
Radio Canada International · Lynn Desjardins · CPS spokesperson and CHEO paediatrician, Dr. Alyson Shaw, recommends parents read, speak and sing to their babies every day.
Last updated: Oct 5 2012