Focus, Scope and Mission

Focus and Scope

MODERN PEDIATRICS. UKRAINE – is a scientific and practical peer-reviewed open access journal that promotes professional development of health care professionals involved in health, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders in infants, children and adolescents

The Journal seeks to publish high quality original articles that are immediately applicable to practice (basic science, translational research, evidence-based medicine), results of original research, clinical observations (brief clinical case reports), special featured articles in the field of pediatrics, as broadly defined, invited medical reviews, summaries of workshops, conferences, symposiums, congress, expert commentaries, novel insights into clinical and academic pediatric medicine related to every aspect of child health. The content of the journal also includes related fields such as nutrition, pediatric surgery, public health, child health services, basic sciences, psychology, psychiatry, education, sociology, and nursing. The languages of the journal are Ukrainian, English and Russian.

The journal is based on independent and unbiased double-blinded peer-reviewed principles. Only unpublished papers that are not under review for publication elsewhere can be submitted. The authors are responsible for the scientific content of the material to be published. The Journal reserves the right to request any research materials on which the paper is based. Printed copies of the journal are distributed during scientific and practical activities (live events), presented in all leading scientific institutions and medical libraries in Ukraine. All articles are also available in PDF, HTML format on the journal website (URL:, websites of  National Library of Ukraine (URL), Ukrainian Scientific Citation Index (URL: and are made freely available immediately upon publication. The MODERN PEDIATRICS. UKRAINE is published in Ukrainian and English 8 times a year.

The Editorial Board of the Modern Pediatrics. Ukraine and the Publisher adheres to the principles of the International Council of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE,, the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME,, the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE, For all research studies the journal's policy requires an approval of research protocols by an appropriate ethics committee in accordance with international agreements “WMA Declaration of Helsinki - Ethical Principles for Medical Research Involving Human Subjects (last updated: October 2013, Fortaleza, Brazil)” (, "Guide for the care and use of laboratory animals”, 8th edition, 2011 ( and/or “WMA statement on animal use in biomedical research”, 2016 (


The MODERN PEDIATRICS. UKRAINE’s mission is to distribute original medical data of the highest value for a diverse audience of those that participate in pediatric care: practicing and general pediatricians, academic general and subspecialty physicians and clinicians, researchers, educators, pharmacists, social workers, nutritionists and others. Supporting and continuously deepening knowledge and practical skills of pediatric healthcare professionals, the journal contribute to improving the quality of care and the health of infants, children, and adolescents.

The MODERN PEDIATRICS. UKRAINE believes that high quality and ethical publication will lead to the progressive development of medical sciences and healthcare in Ukraine.