Helping Babies Breathe & Helping Babies Survive 10th Anniversary

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This year marks the 10th anniversary of Helping Babies Breathe (HBB), which has become one of the most visible and widely recognized global health initiatives of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). At the 2020 AAP Virtual National Conference & Exhibition, we will highlight the indelible mark that HBB has made as well as critically examine successes, challenges and the way forward for global neonatal health.

Register for the conference here and join us on Monday, October 5 at a joint program developed by the Section on Global Health (SOGH) and Helping Babies Survive (HBS) to celebrate HBB’s milestone. See a brief program agenda below and click here to see a detailed program guide.

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By registering for the 2020 AAP Virtual National Conference & Exhibition, you’ll gain access to:

  • Over 150 on-demand sessions and over 35 live sessions
  • Recordings of both on-demand and live content available through January 31, 2021
  • Opening plenary session featuring Dr. Anthony S. Fauci
  • 3 days of programming by the AAP’s Section on Neonatal Perinatal Medicine (Click here to see full schedule)

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Section on Global Health and Helping Babies Survive

Live Session on Monday, October 5

8 am – 12 pm CDT | 1:00 – 5:00 pm UTC

A recording of the program will also be available through January 2021

Progam Part I: Helping Babies Breathe 10th Anniversary Celebration. Keeping the Newborn at the Forefront: The Decade of Success Behind Us, and the Decade Ahead.

8:00 am: HBB 10th Anniversary Announcements and Summary of Celebratory Activities

8:05 am: Welcome

8:10 am: Short History of HBB

8:15 am: Moderated Interactive Panel – A Decade of HBB: Examining Lessons Learned and the Future of Newborn Care

8:55 am: Role of Partnerships and Launch of Pediatrics Supplement

9:00 am: HBB/HBS Abstract Presentations and Facilitated Discussion

9:45 am: Break (HBB Photo Slideshow)

Progam Part II: Section on Global Health Abstract and Award Presentations

10:00 am: SOGH Welcome and Presentation of Hillman-Olness Award

10:15 am: Global Health Abstract Presentations & Facilitated Discussion

11:05 am: Global Health Abstract Awards

11:10 am: View from Washington and Beyond: Global Advocacy Update

11:20 am: Updates from SOGH Executive Committee

12:00 pm: Adjourn