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paediatrics

(chiefly US), pediatrics
the branch of medical science concerned with children and their diseases
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Dr John Pettifor, new editor of the SAJCH, was until his retirement 4 years ago head of the Department of Paediatrics at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital and the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and director of the Medical Research Council (MRC) Mineral Metabolism Research Unit and the Birth to Twenty longitudinal study.
Dr Ogata said: "Excellence in Paediatrics is an important forum for those at the frontline of delivering paediatric healthcare, bringing clinicians together with scientists and academics to identify innovations and insights that have the potential to transform care for children all around the world.
On his return to South Africa in 1959, he was appointed as a registrar in paediatrics at Transvaal Memorial Hospital for Children (TMHC).
But cinnamon is caustic, and trying to swallow it can cause choking, throat irritation, breathing trouble and even collapsed lungs, the Paediatrics report warned.
In response to this disturbing situation and the opportunity created by the re-engineering plans, a new sub-specialty has been accredited in paediatrics, which should focus on the healthcare needs of all children across a system or region, with district health services supported by integrated and mutually supportive referral systems with general specialist (regional) and tertiary hospitals.
In 1969 Ralph was invited to the School of Tropical Medicine in Liverpool to take up Chairmanship of a newly established Department of Tropical Paediatrics, where he developed a course towards a diploma in tropical paediatric medicine.
The remaining 303 participants chose the following fields: 90(28.7%) Surgery, 58(18.5%) Internal Medicine, 31(9.9%) Cardiology, 24(7.6%) Gynaecology, 23(7.3%) Paediatrics, 12(3.8%) Radiology, Dermatology and Ophthalmology each, 9(2.9%) selected Neurology, 8(2.5%) preferred Gastroenterology, 7(2.2%) Otorhinolaryngology, 6(1.9%) opted for Orthopaedics, 4(1.3%) Oncology, 3(1%) Psychiatry and Anaesthesia each, and only 1(0.3%) chose Public Health.
Speaking at a seminar to mark the World Breastfeeding Week in LUMHS on Wednesday, arranged by the department of paediatrics, he said mother's milk had a perfect combination of vitamins, proteins and fats, which was in fact everything a baby needed for growth.
Net sales in the Paediatrics segment for the quarter amounted to SEK133.6m, a 1% increase from SEK131.7m in Q1 2018.
'Neonatal mortality is recorded mostly in Primary Health Care Centres (PHCs) and rural areas, but we have a Voluntary Paediatrics Service Scheme where paediatrics in secondary and tertiary hospitals volunteer to go to rural areas to render specialised services,' he said.
KARACHI: Schools and paediatrics departments at different hospitals in the metropolis on Tuesday arranged special programmes to commemorate Universal Children's Day.