PEDIATRIC 

SURGERY AND 

INTENSIVE CARE TRAINING

PFP trains and supports the new cadre of pediatric critical care nurses and support staff at the first pediatric ICU in Malawi, the Mercy James Centre for Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care.

teach one. heal many.

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According to statistics, 3 of every 10 children die before they reach 5 years of age and 30% of the remaining number die before they reach the age of 10.

In Malawi,

53% of the population is 

under the age of 18

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With 3 operating rooms and a 50-bed ward, Mercy James Centre for Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care is the first and only pediatric intensive care unit in the country.  This facility is already making a significant difference in the lives of Malawian children.

PFP has partnered with

Mercy James Centre,

the first pediatric ICU in the country

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We are committed to training nurses and doctors who are now better prepared to care for critically ill children before and after surgery, anticipate complications, and provide appropriate treatment.

PFP is training the new cadre of pediatric ICU personnel at Mercy James Centre

VOLUNTEER CAROLYN RAMWELL
 
Training nurses in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in Malawi

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