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1 Report to the IPA Standing Committee on 15 th Philippine Pediatric Ambulatory Association (PAPA) And First Joint PAPA and AAP Conference At the Crown Plaza Hotel, Manila th February 2010 by Chok-wan CHAN CW CHAN of IPA1 Report on the PAPA/AAP Meeting in Manila

2 Congress Information  PAPA was established fifteen years ago.  It is a section of the Philippine Pediatric Association (PPA) and consists of about 500 members mainly of pediatricians, child health workers and family physicians all dedicated to ambulatory pediatrics.  Main activities of PAPA consist of immunization, parenting, child nutrition, developmental surveillance, mental health, childhood tuberculosis and child protection  This is also the First Joint Meeting between PAPA and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)  Theme for the Conference is on “Global Health Issues Affecting the Filipino Children: Physicians as Public Health Advocates” CW CHAN of IPA2 Report on the PAPA/AAP Meeting in Manila

3 PAPA/AAP Participation 1. PAPA was represented by the current President (Benjamin J Sablan), Founding President (Mutya San Agustin ) and all Past Presidents plus more than three hundred members 2. AAP was well represented by Judith Palfrey (President) and Jonathan Klein (Deputy ED 3. There were good collaborative activities in terms of scientific projects and academic activities. CW CHAN of IPA3 Report on the PAPA/AAP Meeting in Manila

4 Key Issues focused at the Meeting 1. Ambulatory Pediatrics 2. Child Advocacy for Children 3. Tobacco Control 4. Leadership Training for pediatricians 5. Discussion on Potential Professional Partnership between AAP and the Philippine Pediatric Association (PPA) based on the principles of fraternity, equality and mutual respect CW CHAN of IPA4 Report on the PAPA/AAP Meeting in Manila

5 CW CHAN of IPA Report on the PAPA/AAP Meeting in Manila5 Congress Ceremonies  Opening Ceremony  Gala Dinner  Closing Ceremony

6 CW CHAN of IPA Report on the PAPA/AAP Meeting in Manila6 IPA Participation 1. I was invited as President of IPA 2. I paid my own airfares out of my airline mileage and the organizers financed my hotel accommodation expenses. 3. I visited the Philippines General Hospital (PGH) and the famous Child Protection Unit (CPU) established 10 years ago for prevention of child abuse 4. I delivered altogether three talks. I brought good will of IPA, updated our activities and promoted our Johannesburg Congress 2010

7 Talks delivered by Chok Wan at the Meeting 1. “Importance of Ambulatory Paediatics; The IPA Perspectives” at the Philippine General Hospital focusing on the international initiatives from IPA and WHO 2. “Roles of Ambulatory Pediatrics, Advocacy and Professional Partnership in Global Child Health” at the Opening Ceremony 3. “Coalition Building and Advocacy for Comprehensive Tobacco Control” at the Workshop for Tobacco Control stressing on indications, modes, strategic actions and outcome deliverables for alliance building CW CHAN of IPA7 Report on the PAPA/AAP Meeting in Manila

8 Business Meeting Between IPA, PAPA and AAP with the WHO WPRO Office on Tobacco Control within the Region  A luncheon business meeting was hosted between the aforesaid organizations with Dr. Susan P Mercado (Regional Advisor, Tobacco Free Initiatives, WHO WPRO Office) on strategic plans for tobacco control within the Region  All agreed that PAPA is an ideal coordinator for formation of a Coalition on Tobacco Control within Philippines  Reference can be taken from Hong Kong and Singapore based on their good work on the issue  A workshop on Tobacco Control will be included in APPA in 2010 during the IPA/APPA Conference on Child and Environmental Health in China CW CHAN of IPA Report on the PAPA/AAP Meeting in Manila8

9 Message Back to IPA  Member societies treasure sharing their important dates and events with IPA  IPA members have good respect on IPA  Well organized Congress with good scientific papers  Importance of Ambulatory Pediatrics as most cost- effective subspecialty in promoting Child Health was stressed time and again during the Conference.  Evidence-based practice and ethics affirmed as foundation for advocacy work for children  Philippines Pediatric Association and PAPA will send a big delegation to our IPA Congress 2010 with good papers consisting on childhood tobacco, disaster preparedness, childhood immunization and others CW CHAN of IPA9 Report on the PAPA/AAP Meeting in Manila

10 CW CHAN of IPA Report on the PAPA/AAP Meeting in Manila10 Evaluation of Ethics of the Meeting  Exhibition Area within walkway of the Congress  Commercial logos within Congress Bags  No Baby formula booths at the Exhibition Hall  Infant Nutrition advertisement within the Programme Book  No gimmicks or gifts given out  No commercial satellite meetings  Overall good standard of Ethics

11 15 th Philippine Pediatric Ambulatory Association (PAPA) And First Joint PAPA and AAP Conference At the Crown Plaza Hotel, Manila th February 2010 Some Snapshots CW CHAN of IPA11 Report on the PAPA/AAP Meeting in Manila

12 The Congress The Conf LogoThe President: Dr. BJ Sablan CW CHAN of IPA Report on the PAPA/AAP Meeting in Manila12

13 IPA (Chok-wan), AAP (Judith Palfrey and Jonathan Klein) and PAPA Leaders at the Conference CW CHAN of IPA Report on the PAPA/AAP Meeting in Manila13

14 At a Business Lunch CW CHAN of IPA Report on the PAPA/AAP Meeting in Manila14

15 At the Gala Dinner CW CHAN of IPA Report on the PAPA/AAP Meeting in Manila15

16 Thank you for your attention! Chok-Wan CHAN CW CHAN of IPA Report on the PAPA/AAP Meeting in Manila16


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