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American Academy of Pediatrics
An organization of 57,000 pediatricians dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of all infants, children, adolescents and young adults. Contains general information related to child health as well as more specific guidelines concerning pediatric issues n.d.
Association François-Xavier Bagnoud
The Association undertakes a range of humanitarian initiatives focused on children and HIV/AIDS. n.d.
Bernard van Leer Foundation
The Bernard van Leer Foundation funds and shares knowledge about work in early childhood development (ECD). Its Web site contains information on the foundation's worldwide projects, a diary of ECD events, links to ECD resources, and a collection of foundation publications which are available for download or order. n.d.
Children's Hospital HIV Program
The Children's Hospital Immunodeficiency Program Youth Project provides medical services, education, counseling, and other assistance for youth aged 13-24 and pregnant women who are HIV positive or at risk for acquiring HIV. n.d.
A USAID-funded global program designed to enhance the response of community and faith-based leaders and institutions to the causes and consequences of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. n.d.
Maternal and Child Health Integration
This is the website of USAID's program on
maternal, neonatal, and child health. The program
focuses on reducing maternal, neonatal and child
mortality and accelerating progress toward
achieving Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 4
and 5 through collaborative partnerships. U.S. Agency for International Development, JHPIEGO Corporation.
The initiative supports the provision of HIV-specific care, including access to antiretroviral options, to HIV-infected women and children identified in PMTCT programs, and to their HIV-infected family members as appropriate. n.d.
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
One of the national Institutes of Health, NICHD's mission is to ensure that every person is born healthy and wanted, that women suffer no harmful effects from the reproductive process, and that all children have the chance to fulfill their potential for a healthy and productive life, free of disease or disability. n.d.
ProCAARE (Program for the Collaboration Against AIDS and Related Epidemics)
A discussion forum, established as a partnership between SATELLIFE and the Harvard University, that provides a forum for dialogue among clinical and public health physicians, nurses, researchers, policy makers, program managers, and other interested health practitioners both in the developing and industrialized world who are engaged in the fight against AIDS. n.d.
The RHO Cervical Cancer Resource Library
A library of free science-based resources on
cervical cancer. The Reproductive Health Outlook
(RHO) resource library includes information on the
the HPV vaccine, and other cervical cancer
prevention methods. It also includes a multimedia
section, and training materials. Some materials
are available in French and Spanish. Program for Appropriate Technology in Health.
The WHO Child Growth Standards
This web site presents the WHO Child Growth
Standards, developed using data collected in the
WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study. The site
presents documentation on how the physical growth
curves and motor milestone windows of achievement
were developed as well as application tools to
support implementation of the standards. n.d.
Toolkit on Adolescents Living with HIV (ALHIV)
This "etoolkit" from Knowledge for Health includes
resources that address the needs, gaps, and best
practices of service provision for adolescents
living with HIV (ALHIV) in sub-Saharan Africa.
Such digital toolkits are electronic libraries of
resources that have been vetted by experts in the
field. These resources are organized by topic
under tabs such as advocacy, policy, training, or
psychosocial report. Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs, Management Sciences for Health, FHI 360, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.
WHO Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development (CAH)
The World Health Organization's department responsible for interventions concerning health, growth, and development for the age group of 0-19 years. n.d.