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IAAH produces a newsletter three times a year where we share stories about our events including activities in various regions and countries, our history, and contributions from amazing youth with whom we work. If you would like to contribute an article, please contact us via email secretariat@iaah.org – we always like to see what is happening across the adolescent health world!

IAAH President’s Message – July 2020

IAAH President’s Message – July 2020

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity….” Charles Dickens, Tale of Two Cities, 1859 Week by week as the pandemic marches on, I remain...

My Journey in Adolescent Medicine…So Far – July 2020

My Journey in Adolescent Medicine…So Far – July 2020

Guest post by Ma. Emma Aleena-Llanto, MD “Adolescent Medicine…what’s that?” – My pathwayI asked that question twenty years ago as I reviewed the list of fellowship programs at the Philippine General Hospital. I was originally interested in Developmental Pediatrics or...

Embracing Mindfulness at a Time of Crisis – July 2020

Embracing Mindfulness at a Time of Crisis – July 2020

Guest post by David Bennett In these extraordinary times, with the COVID-19 pandemic bringing fear and change to every corner of the world, no-one is unaffected by what is happening around us. Whether we're overly-immersed in a seamless supply of troubling news,...

Establishing a New Adolescent Health Association – July 2020

Establishing a New Adolescent Health Association – July 2020

The International Association for Adolescent Health (IAAH) welcomes the establishment of new organizations (such as associations or societies) committed to advancing adolescent and young adult health (hereafter referred to as adolescent health) at subnational,...

Catalyzing Connections – July 2020

Catalyzing Connections – July 2020

Originally published as Nagata JM, Gonzales SR, Yap N, Sawyer SM. Catalyzing Connections for the Future of Adolescent Health: An International Young Professionals Network. J Adolesc Health 2020;66:629-630. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2020.02.008. Despite...

Challenges, Changes, and Charting New Courses – July 2020

Challenges, Changes, and Charting New Courses – July 2020

In one way or another, the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has affected us all. This disease, responsible for the current global pandemic, is affecting families around the world – the young and the old, teens and young adults, the healthy and the sick –...

Regional Vice President Spotlight – South East Asia – July 2020

Regional Vice President Spotlight – South East Asia – July 2020

IAAH Regional Vice President for South East Asia, Harish K Pemde, MD, FIAP, is a Pediatrician and currently works as a Director Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India. He is the In-Charge of a pediatrics unit,...

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