About Paediatric Society of New Zealand

About Paediatric Society of New Zealand

The Paediatric Society of New Zealand believes all children and youth should, by right, attain optimal physical, mental and social health and well being. By working as a coordinated national network of health professionals the Society dedicates its efforts and resources to this end.

The Society engages in the following activities to promote the welfare of New Zealand children:

  • encourages and promotes the study and advancement of the science and practice of paediatrics, child health nursing and other professional practices involved with child health
  • generally promotes the health and welfare of children in New Zealand consistent with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of a Child
  • advocates for children on all issues related to their health at a local, regional and national level
  • provides information to the public of New Zealand on all matters that concern the health and welfare of children
  • advances public education and awareness of the science and practice of paediatrics, child health and welfare of children
  • maintenance of the highest possible level of the scientific and ethical practice in the health care of children in New Zealand

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This page last reviewed 19 January 2017.
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