When she left medical school, Camilla Kingdon knew she never wanted to do paediatrics. But when she started working in the specialty in a busy London hospital, the variety, the teamwork and the huge range of ages and stages to deal with were a total relevation.
She tells the story of Charlie and his family.
Its membership has grown from just a few in the 1950s to nearly 500 dedicated paediatricians serving in Sri Lanka and abroad today.
The President, Shaman Rajindrajith, reflects on the "magnificent relationship" between the two Colleges and of achievements in improving child health outcomes.