GRADUATE PROGRAM IN PEDIATRICS AND CHILD HEALTH

The Graduate Program in Pediatrics (GPP) and Child Health of PUCRS (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul) started in 1995, with a Master’s Degree in Pediatrics. In 2004 the Program started offering a Doctoral degree, also approved and recommended by CAPES (Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education). The Program’s productivity and number of students have grown significantly ever since.