Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics (ISSN 0256-4408), the official journal of the Sudan Association of Paediatricians is a peer-reviewed journal established in 1977 with the overall objective of promoting the science and practice of Paediatrics. The Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics encourages submissions from authors all over the world. The journal gives priority to clinical and experimental reports dealing with child health locally, in tropical regions and Africa, the Middle East and Mediterranean Region, as well as globally. Articles considered for publication include editorials, reviews, original articles, rapid communications, short reports, case reports, letters to the editor, and book reviews. Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics is an Open Access journal available free online at http://www.SudanJP.org. There are no page charges for manuscript publication.