Global Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (GPED) is a non-profit organization established in 2010. GPED aims at improving the care of children presented with endocrine disorders or with diabetes living in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) through public advocacy, training and education of local health professionals, clinical collaborations and development of translational clinical research.
Newsletter Issue 17
GPED is committed to continuing our activities as best as possible. Please click here to view the latest edition of our Newsletter.
Annual General Meeting
This year, GPED will hold a virtual AGM on Monday November 16, 7-8 AM (Pacific Time, PST). This corresponds to 4-5 PM CET A Report from the Secretary General will be sent to all members prior to the meeting. To register for the annual meeting, please send an Email to
IMPE Meeting remains as scheduled in Buenos Aires
from 25-28 September 2021
The International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent meeting takes place virtually from 15-17 October 2020
The European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology (ESPE) meeting has been rescheduled to 7-9 May 2021 in Liverpool
COVID-19: GPED's Special Edition Newsletter
This special edition includes 2 important contributions:
- an initiative by Life for A Child (LFAC) and JDRF.
- translation of practical information on the management of patients with endocrine diseases and diabetes in the era of COVID-19 into French, Spanish, Chinese, and Arabic.
Click here to access this COVID-19 Edition.
The Pediatric Endocrine Society (PES) virtual meeting will be held on 30 April - 3 May 2021
Clinical Resources for Health Professionals
Discover the e-Learning Portal, WHO Growth Charts, Teleconsultations and books for health professionals (and add to GPED's resources by sharing your own expertise)
Welcome to our 17th Edition of the GPED Newsletter!
In this edition, you will find the following discussion topics:
GPED Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Education in paediatric endocrinology during COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America
ESPE Yearbook 2020 and ESPE Connect: Global Health for the Pediatric Endocrinologist
Supporting diabetes care in children living in rural India
Sudanese Childhood Diabetes Association (SCDA), GPED and the training of allied health professionals in Sudan
Visiting Scholar Program between China and USA
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Yearbook in Pediatric Endocrinology
Every year, the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology publishes a Yearbook with expert commentaries on the most important articles published over the last 12 months. You can access the complete 2019 Yearbook free of charge at http://www.espeyearbook.org/ Drs. Julia von Oettingen and Jean-Pierre Chanoine edited the chapter on Global Health and are delighted to share it with you. To access this chapter, please click here.
GPED partnering with
Life for a Child
Increasing the provision of blood glucose meters and strips as well as HbA1c supplies to children and youth with diabetes in Haiti and Jamaica
BECOME A GPED Member
GPED is open to all pediatric endocrinologists or health professionals working in the field of pediatric endocrinology and diabetes in a low income setting.
GPED membership is free