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The Indian Academy of Pediatrics is Committed to the improvement of the health and well being of the children. The mission statement reads as follows.

Mission Statement

The Indian Academy of Pediatrics dedicates its efforts and resources to the improvement of the health and wealth being of the children and strives for the achievement of the optimum growth, development and health in the physical, emotional, mental, social and spiritual realms of all children irrespective of the diversity of their backgrounds.

The academy primarily fulfils its mission trough the following activities-

1. Professional Education and Improvement

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

2. Support for pediatricians

Remain the spoke medium of appropriate training of medical and related supporting professionals involved in child care, thus making pediatricians the best equipped professionals for care of children.

3. Membership Service

Provide services, benefits and reorganization to assist and support the members for meeting the needs and challenges inherent in pursuing their mission.

4. Education of Parents and Public

Facilitate education of parents the public and policy of their role in the promotion of health and well being of children at home, in school and in other situations.

5. Technical Assistance

provide expertise and scientific inputs to individuals, organizations, institutions and government and its agencies in the area of child health by plying a proactive role in consultative committees/task forces/boards constituted by the government and/ or its agencies in matter related to child health.

The objectives for which the academy was established are:

1. To serve as advocates for children and adolescents and help their families with reference to attainment of optimal , physical, mental, psychological and social health of children and adolescents.

2.To encourage and advance the knowledge study and practice of the science of pediatrics in all possible ways.

3. To promote scientific collaboration of  its members and make rules regarding standards for their professional conduct.

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