Pequeno Príncipe Complex
Pequeno Príncipe Complex is a non-profit
institution devoted to promoting childhood healthcare that focuses on technical
and scientific excellence, social mobilization and comprehensive healthcare.
The Complex comprises three units:
Pequeno Príncipe Hospital, Pequeno Príncipe College, and Pelé Pequeno Príncipe
Research Institute. Together, the Complex helps the organization perform
integrated and complementary care in the fields of medicine, education, and
Pequeno Príncipe Hospital is Brazil’s
largest children’s hospital that has providing quality health care for children
and teenagers since 1919. Each year, the hospital receives many referrals
around the country for complex procedures. In 2017, more than 311,000
outpatients, 23,000 admissions and 20,000 surgeries, were carried out in 32
different specialties. 70% of its resources are allocated to providing
services to patients covered by the Brazilian Public Healthcare System (SUS).
Complementing the hospital services, the
research unit – Pelé Pequeno Príncipe Research Institute – opened in 2006. Since
then, it has been concentrating its efforts in the investigation of complex,
high-incidence diseases in Brazil, helping to reduce child mortality rates.
Currently, there are 16 researchers working on more than 100 ongoing research
studies, which include molecular genetics, cell biology with a focus on stem
cells, bionanotechnology and bioinformatics, as well as areas like infectious
diseases, mental disorders, cancer and complex and rare diseases.
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How You Can Help
Support these efforts by donating below.
Donations made to The Resource Foundation are tax deductible to the highest
extent allowed by law. To learn more about Pequeno Príncipe Complex and how you
can support its work, please call TRF at 212-675-6170.