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The IAP Emirates, is the first foreign branch of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP), India. It was established in 2011 in Sharjah, UAE under the Patron-ship of Dr. Sunny Kurian, an eminent pediatrician in UAE. It strives to promote education and awareness of the latest in the field ...more


Become a member of IAP and avail the benefits! All those who are registered members of the parent body IAP India are automatically members of IAP Emirates. There is not registration fees to become an IAPE member. To become a member of IAP Emirates, contact the IAP Emirates office.


IAP Emirates is managed by experienced and professional pediatricians from across the UAE,
people motivated by one goal – passion to improve people’s health and their lives through
effective communication.


IAP Emirates provides up-to-date information in a practical, highly interactive environment, covering every aspect of medical education from comprehensive knowledge. Participants will learn and network with a host of regional and international experts through case studies, discussions, panel...more

About us

IAP Emirates, is the first overseas branch of The Indian Academy of Pediatrics, India. It is the torch-bearer of the vision of IAP India focusing on the commitment to all aspects of improvement of health and wellbeing of children. It aims to play a crucial role in developing the knowledge base of Pediatricians in UAE. The branch was launched on 23rd Sept, 2011 Friday by HE Shri Sanjay Verma, then Consul General of India, in presence of a large audience at the Sharjah Cultural Palace Auditorium, Sharjah. To flag off the branch activities, a two-day (22nd and 23rd) international event featuring an Oration, Workshops and CME lectures was conducted. Every year, IAP Emirates conducts Annual CME titled Pediatric Update and also regular group events where pediatricians meet and discuss the various topics. It has instituted an Annual oration - Sheikh Hamad bin Majid Al Qassimi Oration Award – which is conducted along with the annual CME. It’s a highlight of the activities - Sheikh Hamad bin Majid Al Qassimi Foundation has joined hands with IAP Emirates and has instituted the Annual Shk. Hamad bin Majid Al Qassimi Oration. It is an annual event of IAP Emirates which takes up a specific socially relevant topic related to Children. The first oration is on the “Adverse Effects of Smoking in Teens and Children”, a crucial topic that affects the overall wellbeing of children. It will be delivered by Dr. Swati Y Bhave, an eminent social pediatrician and Senior visiting Consultant at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi.

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