Academy creates blueprint to guide next US president on children's health matters

September 20, 2016 - American Academy of Pediatrics

From poverty to education, the Academy has created a roadmap designed to guide the next U.S. president on issues that will impact children’s health and well-being. AAP leaders and other experts gathered Monday to discuss the plan Blueprint for Children: How the Next President Can Build a Foundation for a Healthy Future. Monday’s panel discussion moderated by ABC News Chief Health and Medical Editor Richard Besser, M.D., FAAP, touched on each of these areas with input from Mona Hanna-Attisha, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP, director of Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative and other experts.