It wants to ensure training in research methods and associated disciplines is effectively delivered in undergraduate and postgraduate curricula so all paediatricians can get involved in research.
It also wants to further promote key research successes by paediatricians, particularly where research has led to change and produced better outcomes for children.
The American Academy of Paediatrics is an organisation of 60,000 paediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults.
This initiative highlights the UAE's commitment to delivering healthcare to a world class standard, and we look forward to the many future benefits this move will bring," stated Dr Alya Ahmad, official spokesperson for the AAP in the UAE and a Consultant level paediatrician at The City Hospital.
Paediatricians attract complaints like other doctors.
All doctors - including paediatricians - can be confident that we view each one on its merits, without fear or favour.
Between 2001 and 2003, the number of paediatricians working in the community in the UK rose from 1,544 to 1,549 - up by just five in two years, say the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.
It is these paediatricians who play such a central role in child protection work.
The United Kingdom's Attorney General, Lord Goldsmith ordered a review of almost 300 criminal cases where mothers had been jailed on the strength of evidence presented by a single scientific expert, usually a paediatrician
One campaigning group has accused paediatricians
In many instances of wrongful conviction it is paediatricians
who have come to the aid of victims and secured their release.