Haute Autorité de Santé – Monkeypox: Responsive Vaccine Strategy for the First Time Specified for Recipients and Children

On May 20, 2022, it published a preliminary recommendation for a vaccine strategy against the virus Monkeypox (Monkey Pox). The Director General of Health was subsequently contacted to provide details of responsive immunization strategies for two populations: first-time recipients and children. To do this, in the opinion of June 16, 2022, HAS considers the definition … Read more

Haute Autorité de Santé – What to do when a child receives a button battery?

Buttons or flat batteries are ubiquitous in our daily lives: watches, keys, remote controls, children’s toys, etc. When eaten, they present a potentially deadly risk due to their toxicity, mainly associated with the production of very alkaline hydroxide ions which can lead to very deep chemical burns. Children, especially young children, are most at risk. … Read more

Haute Autorité de Santé – Overweight and Obesity in Children: Towards Comprehensive and Multidimensional Care

A complex chronic disease, obesity can cause respiratory distress from childhood, muscle disorders, risk of fractures or even high blood pressure. Children and adolescents who are overweight or obese are usually underweight, have poor body image, are often harassed, and may have poor school results. Because of the potential psychological and social consequences, optimizing the … Read more