Institute of Child Health
The Institute of Child Health (ICH) is a research centre under the oversight and with the funding of the Greek Ministry of Health. Its scope of study and action is research, clinical and laboratory service provision to children and training of professionals working with children. ICH is composed by seven departments.
As mandated by its founding legislative act Presidential Decree No. 867/07.11.1979, ICH employing always a public health approach shall develop actions for protecting and promoting children’s health, well - being and protection.
The Institute of Child Health is the appointed focal point for the implementation of the World Health Organisation and United Nations Children’s Fund baby - friendly hospital initiative assessment.