The Belgian Association of Pediatric Orthopaedics was founded in 1990 as a national organization for orthopaedic surgeons especially devoted to paediatric orthopaedics or highly interested in this field.

The aims of this association which functions as a workgroup are :

  • To develop knowledge and research in paediatric orthopaedic surgery.
  • To enhance scientific relationship between the different surgeons practicing this specialty.
  • To promote the continuing formation and education of those surgeons.
  • To inform all those who are interested in this field.
  • To coordinate studies on treatment and pathology in paediatric orthopaedics.