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The University Department of Paediatrics was established in 1972 and is part of the Medical Sciences Division at the John Radcliffe Hospital. The Department has a major interest in infectious diseases of infancy and childhood and comprises clinical, teaching and research facilities within the Children's Hospital, the Women’s Centre, the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, the Peter Medawar Building and the Centre for Clinical Vaccinology & Tropical Medicine (CCVTM).  We also have a partnership with the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme based in Kenya. We currently employ around 80 clinical practitioners, research scientists and administrative staff and have an annual turnover in excess of £4 million, with more than 65 research grants.