Our programmes are cost effective and high impact. That's because we work with our membership of experienced paediatricians and other child health professionals, as well as local partner organisations.
RCPCH Global has grown significantly in the last five years. We have expanded the scale of our work, and consolidated our programmes strategy to focus on improving quality of clinical care for children in hospitals and health centres.
We've worked with local partners, ministries of health and international development agencies in a wide range of low- and middle-income settings, including Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, Egypt, Jordan, Palestine, Myanmar, India, Sri Lanka and Cambodia.
Our global child health work is mainly funded through charitable grants, but these do not give sufficient financial cover for central costs of running our project management team. In 2000, we introduced an overseas levy of 2% on the subscription for Ordinary members and Fellows. This year we have in...
The Organisation for Economic Development and Cooperation (OECD) has published its ‘Health at a Glance 2017’ report, which reveals that the UK has the highest obesity rates in Western Europe, with rates rising faster than any other developed nations.