The UK has one of the lowest rates of breastfeeding in Europe. We strongly support national policies, practices and legislation that are conducive to breastfeeding, as well as promotion, advice and support to new mothers. Our messages and recommendations in this statement are specific to the UK.
RCPCH is fully committed to the universal imperative of supporting the health and welfare of infants, children and young people regardless of where they happen to be in the world, as consistent with the articles of constitution of the College. RCPCH is an independent charitable organisation and is n...
The killing of children, whatever the diplomatic posturing around conflict, is indefensible and barbaric.
As outlined in the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of the Child, every child has the right to voice, protection, health and education. We urge all states to recognise and realise their obligation to children's access to healthcare.
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health is mandated by mission statement to support improving child health in the UK and around the world. RCPCH Global’s strategic plan includes explicit commitment to work in the poorest countries. Many low-income countries are also classified as ‘fragile ...