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.
Babies who are at high risk of developing a food allergy can be exposed to potential food allergens as early as 6 months of age, according to a joint statement by the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) and Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (CSACI).
All provinces and territories must legislate bicycle helmet use for all ages, says the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) in a position statement released today. Currently only 4 of 13 Canadian provinces and territories meet the CPS recommendations.
The Canadian Paediatric Society is calling for a formal, standardized child death review (CDR) system for every region in Canada.
Times Colonist · Paola Loriggio · Children aren't the only ones who should be required to wear a helmet while cycling, the Canadian Paediatric Society says in a paper pushing for tighter safety regulations across the country. The position paper argues all provinces and territories should adopt mandatory helmet laws to replace the patchwork of rules currently in place.
Globe and Mail · Tralee Pearce · Dr. Jane Finlay and Dr. Noni MacDonald authored a Canadian Paediatric Society position statement on working with vaccine-hesitant parents. They say paediatricians should use a non-confrontational tone, hear parents out and not assume all parents have the same concerns.
Winnipeg Free Press · The Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) is calling for a formal, standardized child death review system for every region in Canada. Dr. Natalie Yanchar, who heads the CPS Injury Prevention Committee, says a standardized system would provide better insight into how and why children die
Last updated: Oct 5 2012