Department of Global Medicine News and Updates

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CHOP Presents the First Dr. Japa Memorial Award

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Every year the CHOP Business Development Team presents an award to an outstanding pediatrician from the Dominican Republic. This award will now be named after Dr. Japa.

Consul General of the UAE in New York Visits CHOP

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On June 28, 2022, CHOP welcomed Her Excellency Amna Binzaal Almheiri, Consul General of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in New York, to observe the world-class experience her country’s patients receive at CHOP. The visit celebrated a long-standing relationship between CHOP and the UAE to improve pediatric care.

International Observerships at CHOP Resume

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Carla Manterola, MD

International observerships, which were halted by the COVID-19 pandemic, officially resumed at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in July 2021 when we welcomed 11 healthcare professionals to our program.

Making Up for Lost Time: 13th Annual CHOP Global Health Conference

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The CHOP Global Health Center, in collaboration with the Penn Center for Global Health, Penn Nursing, Temple University, and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, hosted, "Making Up for Lost Time: Addressing Children's Needs Post-Pandemic." The conference brought together global child health experts in person for the first time in two years.