Pakistan Pediatric Journal is, a peer reviewed, official publication of The Pakistan Pediatric Association. It was decided in the second biennial conference of Pakistan Pediatric Association (Centre) held at Lahore in 1976 to publish the Pakistan Pediatric Journal from Lahore, Pakistan. The first issue was published in 1977 as Pakistan Pediatric Journal, ISSN No.0304-4904. Since then, the journal has been published without interruption on quarterly basis and has contributed tremendously to several advances in pediatrics in Pakistan. This journal covers clinical and research work on all aspects of the health of children and adolescents and aims to contribute to cure the pediatric diseases and improvement of the child and adolescence health. The manuscripts are categorized as original research articles, review articles, drug review articles, case reports, basic sciences articles, preventive & social child health service articles and special feature articles in the field of pediatrics, including subspecialties and supportive services. To encourage young pediatricians and writers a part of the journal is dedicated to them as Pakistan Pediatric Forum. The official language of Pakistan Pediatric Journal is English [American (US) English]. The journal is distributed to all members of The Pakistan Pediatric Association, medical colleges, libraries and related institutes locally and abroad. The journal is also expedited to libraries of several major universities in the world and also exchanged with other journals locally and abroad.

  Prof. SMK Wasti was the first Chief Editor of the Journal and from 1977, he continued till March 1993. During his tenure, he guided and trained the team with his wisdom, experience, dedication, commitment to improve the child health services on national level. Thus he put the journal on sound footing. Prof. S M Haneef took over as the Chief editor from Prof. SMK Wasti in April 1993 and continued till December 2003. He also followed Prof. SMK Wasti. He also by his academic & clinical expertise not only trained his team but also saw the journal to grow and sustain. Prof. Said ul Haque, the current Chief Editor was appointed in March 2004 and he continues to date. Prof. Said ul Haque is associated with Pakistan Pediatric Journal since 1978 in various capacities, as Senior Bibliographer; Managing Editor, and Editor before becoming the Chief Editor. He learned from the wisdom, expertise, knowledge, patience, dedication and commitment of both Prof. SMK Wasti and Prof. S M Haneef and saw the journal not only to sustain but also to get indexation in all the national and international indexation agencies of repute including EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, etc. Prof. Muhammad Ashraf Sultan is associated with journal since 2004 as Managing Editor. Mr. Nazir Ahmad is associated with journal since 1989 as office secretary.