Pediatrics  is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. The word pediatrics mean healer of children; they derive from two Greek words: παῖς (pais = child) and ἰατρός (iatros = doctor or healer). The department of paediatrics strives towards preventing disease and promoting good health in children and encourages students to develop an interest in child health.