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Revised male infant circumcision policy: A disservice to Americans

September 22, 2012 Dr. Christopher L. Guest, Co-Founder of the Children’s Health and Human Rights Partnership replies to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) revised statement on male infant circumcision calling it “A disservice to Americans”. His reply was published to the … Continue reading

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My Letter to the American Academy of Pediatrics

AUGUST 31, 2012 tags: AAP, American Academy of Pediatrics, ethics, policy, Task Force on Circumcision On August 29, Intact America launched an email campaign, inviting our followers to tell the American Academy of Pediatrics what they think about the new Circumcision Task Force’s Technical Report … Continue reading

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Children’s Health & Human Rights Partnership condemns new AAP policy statement

Posted on August 27, 2012 by admin 27 August 2012 – For immediate release Contact: Christopher Guest, M.D. info@chhrp.org AAP CIRCUMCISION POLICY ‘SERIOUSLY FLAWED’, CONDEMNED BY CANADIAN CHILDREN’S RIGHTS GROUP CHHRP co-founder Christopher Guest, M.D. said the new policy makes claims that … Continue reading

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Intact America Condemns Anticipated Circumcision Statement from American Academy of Pediatrics

Group opposed to the non-therapeutic genital cutting of all children calls AAP “Shockingly biased and out of touch with medical ethics and children’s rights.” “It is clear that the AAP is blind to the mounting worldwide movement against the genital … Continue reading

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Attorneys for the Rights of the Child Condemns American Academy of Pediatrics for Hiding the Truth, Putting Doctors Ahead of Patients in its Circumcision Statement

The human rights group Attorneys for the Rights of the Child has condemned the American Academy of Pediatrics for its upcoming circumcision policy statement, which ignores and minimizes the truth about male circumcision and places doctors’ interests ahead of patients’ … Continue reading

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“AAP’s circumcision policy fails to show benefits” – doctors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “AAP’s circumcision policy fails to show benefits” – doctors The American Academy of Pediatrics’ new policy on infant circumcision fails to show that benefits exceed the risks, a doctors’ group claims. Doctors Opposing Circumcision (DOC), an international … Continue reading

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Doctors Opposing Circumcision reaffirms its Genital Integrity Policy

Public Notice AAP Announces Intent to Release its Sixth Major Circumcision Policy Doctors Opposing Circumcision reaffirms its Genital Integrity Policy The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) revealed that it intends to publish its sixth major circumcision policy on Monday, August … Continue reading

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Amnesty International: Nurses and Human Rights

AI Index: ACT 75/02/97. June 1997 Amnesty International USA 322 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 $4.00 “Nursing shares with other health professions a commitment to the well-being of the patient and to a professional practice based on codes of … Continue reading

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