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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

Sep 22 2016

CPS updates head lice treatment recommendations

The Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) has updated its 2008 recommendations to include information about new treatment options and products that should not be used.

Jun 7 2016

Provincial/territorial policy must do more for children and youth

Provincial and territorial policy still falls short in many areas when it comes to protecting the health and well-being of Canada’s children and youth, according to a report released today by the Canadian Paediatric Society.

May 18 2016

CPS awards recognize outstanding contributions to child and youth health

The Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) has announced its 2016 award winners, honouring those who care for children and youth in Canada through excellence in paediatric research, advocacy, health promotion and education.

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CPS in the news

May 14 2015

Doctors urge label change for nosodes, sometimes called ‘homeopathic vaccines’

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."

Mar 23 2015

Newborn eye drop treatment ‘doesn’t work,’ say pediatricians who want law repealed

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.

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.

 

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Last updated: Oct 5 2012