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AUB: Hosts ISSOP Annual Meeting on ‘Children in Armed Conflict: Rights, Health, and Wellbeing’

With the aim of addressing the challenges facing children in armed conflict, the American University of Beirut (AUB) Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) and the Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at the hosted the International Society for Social Pediatrics and Child Health (ISSOP) annual meeting on September 26 to 28.

Organized in cooperation with the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN), the International Pediatric Association, and the Lebanese Pediatric Society, this annual conference brought together around 200 health professionals and practitioners from all over the world.

The event featured speeches and presentations by more than 70 experts, researchers, and representatives of international, governmental, and non-governmental organizations coming from various fields including public health, pediatrics, education, research, mental health, and humanitarian aid.

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