AAP International


The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), a professional membership organization of more than 67,000 pediatricians and child health experts, seeks to attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. By engaging diverse sets of child health care providers in-country, the AAP supports evidence-based adaptive population health policies and interventions to the world's most pertinent and emerging concerns for children in all settings.

Supporting Newborn and Child Health

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) course are taught in 143 countries

Over 500,000 providers in 27 languages in 80 countries trained in the Helping Babies Survive (HBS) suite of courses

Trained 400 child health providers, public health professionals, and youth trained to be the voice for children to impact national and sub-national child health policy via immunization and NCD advocacy workshops

Provides technical assistance to improve immunization systems, newborn care best practices and quality improvement to professional associations, civil society, and governments

Partners with non-traditional stakeholders to evaluate life-saving technologies for newborns and children for implementation and to improve service delivery

Develops clinical tools for newborn and child health using state-of-the-art evidence to support health providers to interpret guidelines and clinical recommendations

​Advocating for Adolescents and Young Adults

Encourages the US government to support non-communicable disease (NCD) and adolescent health interventions and policies as well as advocating directly to the WHO and UN to prioritize the life-course approach to health

Trains pediatricians in coordination with national pediatric societies to mobilize child health providers and implement comprehensive tobacco control and prevention strategies 

Supports the global convening of NCD advocates through partnering with NCD Child in the development and facilitation of regional NCD advocacy workshops

Global Health Programs Footprint

AAP Training Programs Have a Global Reach

Elevating Impact Through Partnerships

AAP Global works in partnership with a dynamic set of in-country partners, multilateral groups, governments, private sector, and other NGOs to improve the health of the world's children, youth, and adolescents.


CDC | AstraZeneca Young Health Programme | NCD Child | National Pediatric Societies | WHO 

Integrated Child Health

MSH | USAID | AHA | ACNM | ACEP | NASN | National Pediatric Societies

Newborn Care

ACOG | MSH | AHA | Fisher & Paykel Healthcare | Ronald McDonald House Charities | WHO | UNICEF | Laerdal Global Health | ACNM | LDS Charities


CDC | Pfizer | National Pediatric Societies | WHO


URC | USAID | Ministries of Health | Project ECHO 

For additional information or questions, feel free to contact AAP Global staff at aapglobal@aap.org.