Preventing and Mitigating the Impact of the Climate Crisis on Child Health
The impact of climate change on children’s physical and mental well-being is the most important rights issue confronting children worldwide. This Topic Collection seeks to bridge research gaps and enhance understanding of how child health professionals and communities can effectively respond to the climate crisis, recognizing the urgency and responsibility of their role in safeguarding children amid environmental challenges. Please find full details here. Submissions: Open until 9th July 2024
Health and Wellbeing of Street and Working Children
In collaboration with the International Society for Social Pediatrics and Child Health (ISSOP) BMJ Paediatrics Open and ISSOP are pleased to announce a call for papers on the theme of ‘Health and Wellbeing of Street and Working Children’. The aim of this Special Collection is to capture the experiences, needs, strengths and rights of diverse populations of children and young people who exist on the margins of society—namely street and working children and young people (SWC). It is the intent of this special collection to stimulate research on this important issue, while raising global awareness and advancing advocacy. We encourage submission of manuscripts from colleagues in low- and mid-income countries. Mentorship and engagement of those interested in participating in a research collaborative will be provided through ISSOP. Please follow the link on their website to participate (http://ISSOP.org). Please find full details here. Submissions: Open until 30th June 2024
Young Voices in the Time of COVID-19
In collaboration with ISSOP, the International Society for Social Pediatrics and Child Health BMJ Paediatrics Open and ISSOP, the International Society for Social Pediatrics and Child Health, are proud to present a special collection focused on ‘Young voices in the time of COVID-19’. This collection captures the experiences, needs and strengths of diverse populations of children and young people during the COVID-19 pandemic. The collection raises awareness around the experience of particular groups of children and young people who may be marginalised or disadvantaged and privilege the experiences of those from the majority world. Read the collection here.
Child Health in China
China has the second largest population of children and has made major advances in reducing child poverty and mortality. There are, however, still large numbers of disadvantaged children, especially in the Western rural areas of China. This Special Collection, 'Child Health in China', seeks to inform clinical practice and experiences and highlight ways in which continued child poverty and mortality can be reduced, and child health improved. Read the collection here.