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.
In light of recent outbreaks the Canadian Paediatric Society reminds parents and the public about the importance of timely vaccination. Vaccination is the best way to protect children and youth against many dangerous diseases.
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.
The CPS has launched Caring for Kids New to Canada (kidsnewtocanada.ca), a free bilingual website for health professionals working with newcomer children and youth.
The Canadian Paediatric Society applauds the leadership taken by Hockey Canada to remove body-checking from Pee Wee level hockey across the country.
The Canadian Paediatric Society has announced its 2013 award winners, recognizing health professionals who have helped improve child and youth health in Canada.
When parents refuse to immunize, physicians should not dismiss children from their practice, says the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) in a new practice point. Instead, the goal should be to work with parents and address their concerns.