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PAPA 29th Annual Convention 2024, "Renewing the Call for Responsive Pediatric Care Through Advocacy", to be held on March 6 and 7, 2024 via Zoom.

About Us

 
Community-based Tuberculosis Control in Children (2000) - PAPA assisted DOH in the pilot training and implementation of Childhood TB Protocol in Sta Rosa Laguna under a grant from the Pott’s Foundation, USA. This is in collaboration with DOH and other non-governmental agencies and other community groups on public education on TB in children.
 
Community-Wide TB Rally (community parade) kick off in Mabalacat, Pampanga- information awareness and public education on TB in Children.
 
Training of health care workers on tuberculin skin testing, case detection, treatment.
 
Sorsogon Province (Gubat, Matnog, Irosin); Liangga in Zamboanga del Sur
 
BAHAGHARI: Health Supervision Guidelines for Infants, Children and Adolescents (2001) - guideline for health supervision of infants, children and adolescents adapted from Bright Futures Guidelines of AAP. It serves as a quick reference tool for practitioners, residents in training, medical students, and other pediatric healthcare professionals.
 
Early Literacy - Reach Out and Read (2007) – an innovative evidence-based early pediatric literacy program started in Boston City Hospital in 1989. ROR Philippines seeks to provide training, support and guidance to the most at-risk communities, teach parents the importance of early childhood literacy and put books in the hands of disadvantaged young Filipino children. There are nine hospital-based and three community-based ROR sites in the Philippines.
 
Tobacco Control in Children and Adolescents (2010) – In August 2010, PAPA with the assistance of WHO- Western Pacific Regional Office, adapted the Brief Tobacco Intervention Skills (BTIS) Training Module of Guam for its smoking cessation advocacy.  BTIS was renamed BASiC (Brief Advise for Smoking Cessation). It actively participated in the government’s Sin Tax Bill
 
Childhood Injury Prevention (2015) was created to focus on risks and morbidities in children brought about by injuries. Scientific forums (A.I.D.E.), workshops, relevant research which serve as the basis for policy formulation.
 
Mental Health in Children (2023)
Project ARUGA is a Filipino word which means care. For the purpose of this project, the 1st letter of the outcomes expected among the primary recipients of this project also briefly describes their action plan-Aim to Recognize, Understand, Give Assistance to children with learning difficulties, developmental and behavioral issues to mitigate or prevent mental health problems in the future. This project is spearheaded by the International Affiliate Committee of the Philippine Ambulatory Pediatric Association, Inc.