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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.

The Canadian Paediatric Society’s 91st Annual Conference, June 25-28, 2014 in Montreal, will showcase the latest research and developments in child and youth health. To assist journalists, the CPS has prepared a media kit.

Recent news releases

Jun 25 2014

Essential tool for physicians helps improve care of babies and children

The 2014 edition of the Rourke Baby Record was released today at the Canadian Paediatric Society’s annual conference.

Jun 25 2014

Paediatricians gather to discuss hot topics in child and youth health

The Canadian Paediatric Society’s 91st Annual Conference, from June 25 to the 28 in at the Palais des Congrès in Montreal, features the latest research on child and youth health, including more than 200 scientific research abstracts.

Jun 13 2014

Paediatricians call for better diagnosis of urinary tract infections

The Canadian Paediatric Society is reminding physicians about the importance of accurate diagnosis of UTI to prevent the overuse of antibiotics and unnecessary invasive investigations.

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CPS in the news

Jul 2 2014

Read to baby from day one, say pediatricians

Radio Canada International · Lynn Desjardins · CPS spokesperson and CHEO paediatrician, Dr. Alyson Shaw, recommends parents read, speak and sing to their babies every day.

May 23 2014

Into the mouths of babes: What parents need to know about new Canadian feeding guidelines

Globe and Mail · Becky Blair · CPS alongside Health Canada, Dietitians of Canada and the Breastfeeding Committee for Canada released updated guidelines intended to simplify the messages out there on feeding infants aged six to 24 months.

Apr 10 2014

How the ‘vaccine hesitant’ are making their point

Ottawa Citizen · Elizabeth Payne · British Columbia paediatrician and CPS member Dr. Jane Finlay said paediatricians see vaccine hesitant parents and unvaccinated children frequently.

Story ideas

The Canadian Paediatric Society has several resources to help you with your story, including links to hot topics and story ideas.

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Last updated: Oct 5 2012