IPA 2010, titled “Simunye – we are one,” will unite pediatricians dedicated to improving the health of children worldwide. As the first IPA congress to be held in sub-Saharan Africa, pediatricians from both developed and developing countries can benefit from a rich and broad scientific programme that provides clinical updates of all major subs-specialties and crucial insights into fundamental issues of child health. The IPA will also celebrate its 100th anniversary since its establishment in Paris in 1910!
Symposiums related to newborn health:
Saving 1.2 million newborn lives in Africa - examples of progress in countries and the role of paediatricians, Thursday 5th August
Community based newborn care - new evidence from Asia and Africa, Saturday 7th August
One million deaths from serious bacterial infections in neonates - the action and research agenda