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28th International Congress of Pediatrics - Call for Abstracts

PIPSQC is pleased to announce that the International Pediatric Association (IPA) with its 168 member organizations, will be hosting the 28th International Congress of Pediatrics in Vancouver, British Columbia, August 17-22, 2016.

All are invited to be part of this process to improve the health and well-being of children and youth throughout the world and to utilize this opportunity to establish or further effective working relationships at the International Pediatric Congress.


The conference theme of "Community, Diversity, Vitality" reflects both the meeting location and the content of the scientific program.

The members of the Scientific Committee for the International Pediatric Congress 2016 have developed a program that meets the needs of Pediatricians around the world, addresses the current and emerging issues impacting the health of children and adolescents, aiming to improve their future health, especially the most vulnerable.

The program offers a series of 9 plenary lectures that cover a wide range of important issues:
- Update on the health status of the world's children
- Update on the health status of the world's youth
- Global health challenges
- Health services issues
- Environmental Health
- Technologies and their impact
- Non communicable diseases
- Mental health
- Child development

More than 55 symposiums are divided in four continuous streams throughout the meeting:
1. Prevention, Promotion & Public Health
2. Technology & Health Care
3. Innovations and State of the Art in Pediatric Care
4. Global Health and Health Care Systems

Alongside these four streams the participants have a choice of more than 25 "Meet the Experts" sessions, covering a range of health problems and diseases (neonatology, nephrology, immunology, asthma, adolescent health, mental health, etc.).

There are also Platform abstracts presentations and the poster presentation sessions for which Pediatricians from around the world may
submit a proposal before January 15th 2016.

For those who want to attend in-depth sessions on a specific topic, there are more than 8 pre-conference workshops, mostly organized by the IPA Technical Advisory Groups (quality of care, obesity, global postgraduate curriculum, Environmental Health, etc.).


Abstracts Submission is NOW OPEN!

For more information or to submit an abstract, please visit: