Global child health
Our global programmes help us improve child health worldwide. Find out more about what we do and the impact we have around the world on our Global child health pages.
We continue to look at the risks and impacts of COVID-19 on our members, the wider child health workforce and children and young people. Explore our guidance on paediatric services, staffing and rotas, education and training and for parents, as well as our summaries of the research and presenting cl...
13 January 2021
RCPCH and the UK ETAT working group are hosting our first summit about the ETAT+ (Emergency Triage Assessment and Treatment +) programme. You'll have a chance to hear updates from the UK team, Sierra Leone, Kenya, Myanmar and Germany.
11 December 2020
We call on the government to keep its promise to the world’s poorest children to spend 0.7% of gross national income on foreign aid. The collateral impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is causing severe disruption to preventive and curative health services in the poorest settings, particularly for childr...
4 December 2020
Our Head of International Operations, Sebastian Taylor, shares how RCPCH Global has been supporting our partners abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic.
06 March 2021
In conjunction with the 9th Singapore Paediatric & Perinatal Annual Congress, the first online RCPCH Conference Singapore will focus on the theme of 'Learning together to improve child health'. Join colleagues virtually to explore the latest innovations and share best practice from Asia, Europe a...
19 August 2020
Together with the International Child Health Group, we call on governments, donors and agencies to monitor and report the effects of the pandemic response on families and children, and to prioritise a new era of investment in robust, family-centred health systems.
The indirect effects of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide could be catastrophic for children, with considerable excess death and suffering. In this joint statement from RCPCH Global and the International Child Health Group, published in August 2020, we call on governments, donors and agencies to mo...
The College works with a number of international paediatric and health organisations to share best practice, to deliver examinations and educational courses and to work together on local projects to support child healthcare. Some of our current partnerships are listed below.
Controlling and containing the immediate and long-range threat of COVID-19 requires transnational and global coordination and collaboration. In this position statement, first published on 28 April 2020, we urge all governments to enhance their support to refugee communities, and the UK Government to...