Moving towards better child health

Pakistan Paediatric Association Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Dear Friends & Colleagues:


On behalf of Pakistan Pediatric Association (PPA) Khyber PukhtoonKhwa, I take great pleasure in inviting you to the 21st National Pediatric Conference.
This is the Association’s most exciting and productive event, being organized on rotational basis across all provinces of Pakistan. This year our PPA-KP branch has worked to ensure a varied program for professional development, networking opportunities, and socializing.

The conference is scheduled to be held at the historic city of Peshawar from November 24th-26th, 2023. We expect around 2000 delegates from all over the country and abroad to participate in this mega event comprising professional development sessions and social junctures. This conference is planned over one Pre-Conference and three Conference days. I hope that you will attend this great event, which will provide you with an opportunity to meet and share knowledge and experiences with your colleagues , friends and also to interact with experts on the new advances in the field of child health, development and child protection.

Your presence at this conference is important to us. I look forward to welcoming you at Peshawar.


Prof Mohammad Hussain

Chairman Organizing Committee & President PPA-KP


Peshawar has ample accommodation facilities ranging from five star to budget hotels. The details will be given in the Conference 2nd. Announcement letter. and also updated on this website.

About Weather

November is a pleasant month in Peshawar, The day time temperature is mild while the evenings get colder.

social program

Social Program

The Organizing Committee has plans to put together a full and interesting social and recreational program, highlighting local culture.

The Pakistan Pediatric Association (PPA) is a professional organization that represents pediatricians and child health specialists in Pakistan. The PPA is dedicated to improving child health and promoting the well-being of children and protecting their rights in  through advocacy, education, research, and training.

The Association provides a platform for pediatricians to share knowledge, exchange ideas, and collaborate on initiatives aimed at advancing child health in the country. It also serves as a resource for parents, caregivers, and other healthcare professionals seeking information on child health and development.

The PPA has a Central Body, four provincial branches and a Federal Branch. It has a  number of Sub-specialty groups that work on various issues related to child health, including nutrition, immunization, mental health, and child rights. The Association also organizes regular conferences, workshops, and seminars to keep its members updated on the latest developments in pediatric medicine and to provide continuing education opportunities.

Overall, the Pakistan Pediatric Association plays an important role in promoting child health in Pakistan and advocating for policies and initiatives that benefit children and their families.


Conference Highlights


Local Advisory Committee

National Advisory Committee