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You can be a Child-Healthcare Professional who protects children’s needs, feelings and opinions.

My aim is to equip Child-Healthcare Professionals (CHP) with the tools that will enable them to provide care through a child-friendly approach.

“My professional experience as a Paediatrician directed me to pursue a career in ‘Medical Anthropology’. I wanted to find an effective way to explain chronic-illnesses to paediatric-patients… ‘PLAY’ was the answer”.

Paulina Pérez-Duarte Mendiola
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¡Hola! I am Paulina Pérez-Duarte Mendiola, MD, MSc.

I am a clinical paediatrician, medical anthropologist and PhD Student. My career has focused on improving the holistic outcomes of children’s health and addressing healthcare inequalities. 

 I am currently the Director of Development at Pediatric Potential Inc. a non-profit organisation aimed at redefining international paediatric healthcare experiences.


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A Cambridge student has started a play and health initiative that she hopes will eventually grow into a ‘revolution’ in paediatric care and encourage more child-friendly, playful approaches in the field…Click to read the complete article!

News from the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge.

Check out my podcast episode!

2. Out of the Fog with Dr Paulina Pérez-Duarte Mendiola No Stupid Answers

Available publications:

UCL Medical Anthropology
UCL Anthropology
Student's Union UCL

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