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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

Oct 20 2016

Oxford University Press to Publish Paediatrics & Child Health

Oxford University Press (OUP) is pleased to announce its partnership with the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) to exclusively publish Paediatrics & Child Health (PCH), the only peer-reviewed paediatric journal in Canada.

Sep 30 2016

Keeping kids with diabetes safe at school

A national initiative aimed at ensuring students with type 1 diabetes are safe at school was launched today by the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS), the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) and the Canadian Pediatric Endocrine Group (CPEG).

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.

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Newborn eye drop treatment ‘doesn’t work,’ say pediatricians who want law repealed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