Child, Adolescent

Child, Adolescent

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See also: Education, Healthcare provider / Health promotion & education / Infant, Newborn / Infectious diseases

International Standards & Practice Guidelines (IS&Gs)

  1. Child health topics
  2. Adolescent health topics
  3. Child growth standards programs
  4. Maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health programs
    Caring for newborns and children in the community 
    Pocket Book of Hospital Care for Children-Guidelines for the Management of Common Illnesses with Limited Resources
    Emergency Triage Assessment and Treatment (ETAT) course
    Facts for Life
    Management of the child with a serious infection or severe malnutrition
  5. Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI)
    Model IMCI handbook: Integrated management of childhood illness
    Technical updates of the guidelines on the IMCI
    IMCI Chart Booklet
  6. Pneumonia topics
    Pneumonia: the forgotten killer of children
    Global Action Plan for Prevention and Control of Pneumonia (GAPP) (2008)
  7. Diarrhea topics
    The treatment of diarrhea

Missions Specific Best Practices Documents

(Demonstrate Compliance with International Standards & Guidelines)

A. Christian Journal for Global Health (CJGH)
Three Principles to Promote Quality Child Healthcare Globally

B. Christian Medical Association of India (CMAI) Publications
Christian Medical Journal of India (CMJI)—Numerous articles, some contain no references to IS&Gs but appear to demonstrate compliance:
Adolescent Health

C. Contact Publication of the World Council of Churches (WCC) and former Christian Medical Commission (CMC).  Includes numerous articles demonstrating FBO work in the establishment as well as promotion of IS&Gs.
Special issue on children
Access to medicines: key to MDGs on child health

A. American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Global Initiatives

B. The Lancet  Global Health  See especially
Our future: a Lancet commission on adolescent health and wellbeing 2016