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Eurochild Member Spotlight: Interview with Hester Rippen, Vice-coordinator of EACH - The European Association for Children in Hospital.

Children and parents have the right to informed participation in all decisions involving their health care
Hester Rippen

Hester Rippen, director of Stichting Kind en Ziekenhuis and vice-coordinator of EACH, a Eurochild member, explains the importance of paediatric trainings and the challenges children in hospital face everyday in Europe. 

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Resolution on continuity of care for sick children of refugee seeking families

The EACH Charter, created in 1988, summarizes in 10 points the basic rights of sick children and young people. It is in line with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

In line with the EACH Charter for the Rights of Sick Children and its Annotations, specifically article 9 about ‘Continuity of care’, the member organizations of EACH European Association for Children in Hospital meeting in Utrecht on September 21 - 24 2016, adopted a Resolution in which they call upon all governments to ensure continuity of care for sick children of refugee seeking families.

Click here to see the text of the Resolution.

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