Advocacy – The Mississippi Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics (MSAAP)
The Mississippi Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics has a long history of advocating for policy and laws that positively impact child health and safety in Mississippi. Advocacy by the MSAAP, the Mississippi State Department of Health, and other organizations has enabled many of the laws in the United States related to child health and welfare. Major accomplishments include high immunization rates, newborn screening, and car safety.
Be an Advocate for Children’s Health Issues
Our state and federal policymakers want and need to hear from you about issues important in promoting and protecting children’s health and pediatrics. As a pediatrician, registered voter, and member of the MSAAP, your input to legislators is key in helping them understand pediatric and child health issues. They understand this and know that their political future lies in your hands!