The Role of Pediatricians in Global Health

Posted on January 21, 2019

The Role of Pediatricians in Global Health
Ninety percent of the world's children live in low- and middle-income countries where barriers to health contribute to childhood illnesses and death. The AAP describes barriers, offers insight on how global health impacts local health within the U.S., provides information on international medical work best practices, and recommends pediatricians have training in global health, community health issues, and pre-travel.