Global Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes GPED

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

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.​​

The European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology (ESPE)  meeting has been rescheduled to 7-9 May 2021 in Liverpool

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.


Discussion :


Need help with a challenging case?

Now GPED gives you the opportunity to discuss and consult clinical cases with a pediatric  endocrinologist online!

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.


We support the research done by pediatric endocrinologists in low and middle income countries; designed to improve clinical care

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

Booklets for Health Professionals and Families

Download our library of booklets for health professionals and families (21 languages)

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)


17th Edition 


Welcome to our 17th Edition of the GPED Newsletter!

In this edition, you will find the following discussion topics:

  • Scientific Meetings

  • 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 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.

Fall 2019


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


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

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