Welcome to Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP)


The Indian Academy of Pediatrics is committed to the improvement of the health and well being of all children. For this purpose the Academy dedicates its efforts and resources.

The Academy shall strive for the achievement of the optimum growth, development and health in the physical, emotional, mental, social and spiritual realms of all children irrespective of diversities of their backgrounds. The Academy shall fulfill the mission through the following activities.

Professional Education & Improvement

Provide and promote ethical and professional standards among the members and provide and promote education and training for the improvement of the knowledge, attitude and skills of members in pediatrics in its widest sense.

Support for Pediatricians

Provide a forum for promoting the role and opportunities of pediatricians as the best-equipped professionals for the care of sick children and to maintain the health and well being of all children. Remain as the spoke medium of appropriate training of medical and related supportive professionals involved in the care of children in different settings.

Membership Service

Provide services, benefits and recognition to assist and support the members for meeting the needs and challenges inherent in pursing our missions.

Education of Parents and the Public

Design and conduct programs and efforts for the education of parents, the public and policy makers on their role in the promotion of health and well being of children at home, in school and in other situations.


The Academy offers its expertise and scientific inputs to the individuals, organizations, institutions and the government and its agencies in the areas of child health. The Academy represents at the Consultative Committees / Task Forces / Boards constituted by the Government and/or its agencies in matters related to child health and offers scientific inputs.