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.
GPED Annual General Meeting
2020 AGM was held virtually on November 16 2020. Click here to find the AGM Annual Report for your reference.
Access to Fludrocortisone: from Canada to Ghana. Can your country also benefit?
Get inspired by the story of Dr Emmanuel Ameyaw, a pediatric endocrinologist from Ghana.
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.
Need help with a challenging case?
Now GPED gives you the opportunity to discuss and consult clinical cases with a pediatric endocrinologist online!
IMPE Meeting in Buenos Aires has been rescheduled to 19-22 March 2022 at The Sheraton. Please visit here for more information
Ghana will have the first trained pediatric endocrine nurse.
Go to our stories and meet Deborah Amakye Ansah, who trained in Canada for two months.
The European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology (ESPE) Meeting in Liverpool has been rescheduled because of the COVID-19 pandemic and is now planned for 7-9 May 2021, in person. Please visit here for more information
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)
We support the research done by pediatric endocrinologists in low and middle income countries; designed to improve clinical care
Access to care
In the developing world, 2,210,000 children suffer from pediatric endocrine disorders and diabetes and only 1 in 10 children have access to proper care.
Booklets for Health Professionals and Families
Download our library of booklets for health professionals and families (21 languages)
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
Click here to the Newsletter section! Please remember to subscribe to our GPED Newsletter email list to receive the most up-to-date GPED information!
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