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Changes in routine paediatric practice in light of Coronavirus 2019 , EPA-UNEPSA Newsletter article Sep 2020

Surveillance of acute SARS-CoV-2 infections in school children and point-prevalence during a time of high community transmission in Switzerland (Dec 26th 2020)

COVID-19 in children and the role of school settings in transmission (first update, Dec 23rd 2020)

Emerging Infectious Diseases: Contact Tracing during Coronavirus Disease Outbreak, South Korea (early release: oct 2020)

PEDIATRICS: Covid-19 in Children and the Dynamics of Infection in Families (July 2020)

JAMA Neurology: Neurologic and Radiographic Findings Associated with Covid-19 Infection in Children (July 1st 2020)

The Lancet: Covid-19 in 7780 pediatric patients: a systematic review (June 26th, 2020)

The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal: Coronavirus Infections in Children including Covid-19 (May 2020)

New England Journal of Medicine: Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children in New York State (June 29th, 2020)
New England Journal of Medicine: Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in U.S. Children and Adolescents (June 29th, 2020)
The Lancet: COVID-19 in children and adolescents in Europe (June 25th, 2020)
Susceptibility to SARS-CoV-2 infection amongs children and adolescents compared with adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis (May 24th, 2020)
Revised study: "An analysis of SARS-CoV-2 viral load by patient age" (Institue of Virology, CHARITE-Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, April 29th 2020)
The Lancet: An outbreak of severe Kawasaki-like disease at the Italian epicentre of the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic: an observational cohort study (May, 13th 2020)
The Lancet: Hyperinflammatory shock in children during COVID19 pandemic (May 6th 2020)
New York City Health Alert #13 2020: Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome Potentially Associated with Covid-19
Preliminary publication Journal of Paediatrics: "The Curious Case of Covid19 in Children" (April, 13th 2020)
Journal of Paediatrics: Behavioral and Emotional Disorders in Children during the Covid-19 Epidemic (April 2020)
Paediatric Intensive Care Society: Increased number of reported cases of novel presentation of multi- system inflammatory disease (April 27th 2020)
Preliminary publication(!): "An analysis of SARS-CoV-2 viral load by patient age" (Institute of Virology, CHARITE-Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, April 29th 2020)
AAP "PEDIATRICS": Epidemiology of COVID-19 Among Children in China (April 2020)
AAP "PEDIATRICS": COVID-19 in Children: Initial Characterization of the Pediatric Disease (April 2020)
JAMA:Characteristics of and Important Lessons From the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak in China (Feb 24th, 2020)
JAMA: Novel Coronavirus Infection in Hospitalized Infants Under 1 Year of Age in China (Feb 14th, 2020)
UpToDate: Covid-19 Considerations in Children (constantly updated)
Handbook of Covid-19 prevention and treatment 
New York Times: Children and Coronavirus (March 17th, 2020)
ELSEVIER: Covid-19 Clinical Toolkit (March 13th, 2020)
AAP publications: COVID-19 in Children: Initial Characterization of the Pediatric Disease (April 9th, 2020)
Screening and Severity of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Children in Madrid, Spain (April 8th,2020)
"Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Children" (April 6th,2020)
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal: Coronavirus Infections in Children Including COVID-19 (March 12th,2020)
The New England Journal of Medicine: Detection of Covid-19 in Children in Early January 2020 in Wuhan, China (March 12th,2020)
Clinical and CT features in pediatric patients with COVID‐19 infection: Different points from adults (March 5th,2020)
Journal of Medical Virology: Coronavirus disease (COVID‐19) and neonate: What neonatologist need to know (March 1st, 2020)
European Journal of Pediatric Dermatology: Acute acro-ischemia in the child at the time of COVID-19 


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The European Confederation for Primary Care Paediatricians has adopted and adapted the Global Pediatric Curriculum for primary care residency training in Europe.

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ECPCP fully endorses the following latest declaration of ISSOP (International Society for Social Pediatrics and Child Health) on the rights, health and well-being of children and youth on the move, signed in Budapest in October 2017.

We began discussing the feasibility of global standards for training and assessment. If this were possible, through collaboration with the global pediatric community, the outcome could be a dramatic improvement in the quality of care we provide to the world's children.