History and archive


Celebrating 90 years of annual conferences

The first annual meeting of the British Paediatric Association took place 90 years ago this weekend. The meeting was a celebration of the beginning of the Association and gave members the opportunity to share knowledge and meet others in the same specialty.
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College history

In 1928 British paediatricians attended the first meeting of the British Paediatric Association (BPA) and, in 1996, the association received Royal College status.

Subject archives guide - HIV and AIDS

Our subject guides on a range of child health topics are for researchers interested in child health and the history of paediatrics. HIV is is a virus that attacks and destroys healthy cells that help the immune system, leading to AIDS. It is estimated that worldwide 42 million are living with HIV/AI...