Rights of Children in Healthcare

Different Organisations developed charters to protect the Rights of Children in Healthcare. Click on the links below to read more about these charters.


The International Children’s Palliative Care Network (ICPCN)

The ICPCN Charter sets out the rights of all children living with life limiting or life threatening conditions and their families – available in all of the South African official languages


The European Association for Children in Hospital (EACH)

The Each Charter


The Child Friendly Healthcare Initiative (CFHI)

Click here to learn more about the CFHI. Child Friendly Healthcare is defined by promoting 12 Standards that encompass all aspects of health care provision for children.

This initiative is based on the UN Convention on the Rights of a Child that forms the foundation for the development and implementation of the rights of children in healthcare