The Portuguese Journal of Pediatrics (PJP), former Acta Pediátrica Portuguesa, was founded in 1938 and since then it has been published uninterruptedly. Currently it is published trimestraly in both paper-based and digital formats. It is the official scientific journal of the Portuguese Society of Pediatrics (SPP).

PJP is a scientific peer-reviewed journal published in English and aims to publish high quality articles in topics ranging from clinical to experimental issues concerning pediatric and maternal-fetal conditions. The PJP publishes original articles, review articles, case reports, case series, images in Pediatrics, editorials letters to the Editor and other contents that aim to improve clinical practice (guidelines and perspectives).  

All articles are subject to blind peer review by two external reviewers (here you can check the Peer-review process). You can read our Editorial Policies here

This publication has the following ISSN numbers (print: 2184-3333; online: 2184-4453)

The current number of PJP is here. If you want to find past editions you can find it here.

If you want to submit an article please follow the instructions here.


Bibliographic databases/Repository

The PPJ is indexed/listed in:

  • Scopus
  • SciELO
  • Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)
  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
  • SherpaRomeo
  • Índex de Revistas Médicas Portuguesas
  • Free Medical Journals
  • Latindex
  • RCAAP Repositórios Científicos de Acesso Aberto de Portugal
  • Directório Luso-Brasileiro