Sunday, February 28, 2010

PAPA hosts 1st Joint Conference with American Pediatrics

Every pediatric health care providers, physicians, as well as advocates in public policy in the country gathered and celebrate with the Philippine Ambulatory Pediatric Association, Inc. (PAPA) in hosting the 1st Joint Conference with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) during their 15th Annual Convention last February 23-25 at the Crowne Plaza Galleria Manila in Ortigas.

The conference was entitled “Global Health Issues Affecting the Filipino Children: Physicians as Public Health Advocates” which presented Dr. Judith Palfrey, president of AAP as the Keynote speaker. The First International Visiting Lectureship of the Center was delivered by Dr. Jonathan Klein, Director of the AAP Julius Richmond Center of Excellence, which discussed the efforts of the AAP on the control of the second hand tobacco exposure.

The successful event was organized by John Forbes, AAP Chief Operating Officer with officers of PAPA, Inc. (525-1797), headed by the incumbent President Dr. Benjamin Sablan, Jr.


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