The American Academy of Pediatrics was established in 1930.Initially 35 pediatricians are attached and they aim for standard pediatric healthcare. With time American Academy of Pediatrics expand from 35 to 64,000 members providing basic care. Near to 400 employees are working while academy is dividing in 14 small and large departments. Currently American Academy of Pediatrics compose 26 divisions in throughout country which completing the mission. The American Academy of Pediatrics running world largest publishing program. In this publishing program, American academy introduce new methods, electronic devices, references to books, practices and guidelines for physicians, books and patient education material. American Academy of Pediatrics is restricted about its policies. Academy publish 100 of policies statements for its consumers and also put all of the policies on website for the access of public at any time.
In 2009, the academy make changes in its policies and introduce content for female genital cutting. Female genital cutting was banned in America but the Academy decide for awareness in other countries because genital cutting not banned in every country. So in these countries females face highly risk. But unfortunately only after one-month the Academy take this policy back because of banned by American government. AAP start campaign for the gun control and in statement it declares that more than 80 percent of teen homicides are because of guns. After 1990 suicides and homicides rate are increased with weapons. The Academy decide to discuss these things with parents before the baby born and with children in school at annual ceremony to prevent them from ammo. Insufficient sleep is one of the major issue in America that effects on health and routine. To achieve 8 to 9 hour sleep, American Academy highly advised to schools, school start after 8 30 AM. It also aware to students from factors which cause insufficient sleep in daily life. AAP is the good and best academy that provide an excellent and professional education.
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