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 research.
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.