Pediatric Trauma Care

Pedtrauma is a non-profit, non-governmental organization which was founded in 1998 in Athens by a small number of doctors and parents. Its sole purpose is to raise awareness on children's accidents in Greece, reduce their number and severity and to improve care once an accident has occurred.

Trauma Centers

We open Trauma Centers in all the major Public Children’s Hospitals in Athens and throughout Greece.

Upgrade and Equipment of Paediatric Departments

We upgrade and equip the Paediatric Departments and Clinics of the Hospitals and the Health Centers with the necessary machinery.

Medical Seminars Program "Leonidas Georgopoulos"

We partially finance seminars where specialized doctors train surgeons, doctors, nurses, and Ambulance Paramedics on how to help the injured children the fastest and best way possible.

Education on Trauma Prevention

We visit schools and talk to children, teachers and parents on how to prevent accidents from occurring.

The total cost of “Pediatric Trauma Care’s” project from May 2010 to the present date amounts to € 2.500.598,60, which includes the necessary Machinery and Equipment provided to the following Hospitals, the partial financing of Medical Seminars as well as the Education on Trauma Prevention at schools.

Hospitals Total
”Aghia Sophia” Children’s HospitalRead more € 272.660,05
”Paidon Pentelis” Children’s HospitalRead more € 187.240,25
”Pan. & Aglaia Kyriakou” Children’s HospitalRead more € 87.631,89
”Ippocration” Thessaloniki’s General HospitalRead more € 129.437,00
University Hospital of Irakleion-Crete ”PAGNI”Read more € 247.689,94
General University Hospital of AlexandroupolisRead more € 61.367,00
General Hospital of ArtaRead more € 19.708,89
”Andreas Papandreou” General Hospital in RhodesRead more € 90.238,19
General Hospital of Syros “Vardakeio and Proio”Read more € 37.479,00
”Axillopouleio” General Hospital in VolosRead more € 32.143,42
General Hospital of LamiaRead more € 16.196,73
”Karamandaneio” General Hospital in PatrasRead more € 70.000,00
University General Hospital of LarissaRead more € 40.947,32
Aretaieio HospitalRead more € 7.016,40
Hospital of KastellorizoRead more € 8.962,53
”Vostanio” General Hospital in MytiliniRead more € 9.440,25
General Hospital of Samos ”Aghios Panteleimon”Read more € 25.011,02
General Hospital of LerosRead more € 33.712,38
General Hospital of KilkisRead more € 35.203,88
Corfu General HospitalRead more € 64.753,73
”Skylitseio” General Hospital of ChiosRead more € 50.129,08
General Hospital of KarpenisiRead more € 40.000,00
Health Center in SifnosRead more € 1.200,00
Health Center Karlovasiou in SamosRead more € 6.726,79
General Hospital of Zakynthos ”Aghios Dionysios”Read more € 19.164,79
General Hospital of ChalkidikiRead more € 36.117,40
General Hospital of Pyrgos ”Andreas Papandreou”Read more € 53.122,20
General Hospital of LarissaRead more € 32.266,25
Health Center of Ebona in RhodesRead more € 4.781,48
Health Center of HydraRead more € 6.699,60
General Hospital of LivadeiaRead more € 12.916,56
General Hospital of Ioannina “G. Hatzikosta”Read more € 25.662,82
General Hospital of SerresRead more € 21.102,66
General Hospital of Thessaloniki “G. Gennimatas – Ο Aghios Dimitrios”Read more € 9.870,70
Health Center of SamothrakiRead more € 9.425,80
University General Hospital “ATTIKON”Read more € 31.522,45
General Hospital of KastoriaRead more € 15.744,60
General Hospital of KarditsaRead more € 4.664,50
General Hospital of TrikalaRead more € 25.886,19
General Hospital of Chania “St. George”Read more € 33.423,13
General Hospital of RethymnoRead more € 39.345,15
University General Hospital of IoanninaRead more € 19.607,34
General Hospital – Health Center of FiliatesRead more € 14.261,80
Health Center of PaxosRead more € 10.242,90
General Hospital of VeriaRead more € 15.000,00
General Hospital of ChalkidaRead more € 1.600,00
General Hospital of Ptolemaida “Mpodosakeio”Read more € 9.624,58
General Hospital of Pella – Hospital Unit of EdessaRead more € 12.842,04
Health Center of IthacaRead more € 7.651,03
General Hospital of KateriniRead more € 10.650,46
General Hospital of Argolida – Hospital Unit of NafplioRead more € 11.956,36
General Hospital – Health Center of KarystosRead more € 7.164,67
General Hospital – Health Center of KythiraRead more € 6.246,02
Health Center of Prinos (Thassos)Read more € 5.989,02
General Hospital of GrevenaRead more € 26.508,98
General Hospital of PrevezaRead more € 6.395,91
Health Center of SkiathosRead more € 2.254,50
General Hospital of Florina “Eleni Th. Dimitriou”Read more € 8.187,19
General Hospital of Aghios NikolaosRead more € 7.994,22
General Hospital of Cephalonia “Aghios Gerasimos”Read more € 24.055,12
General Hospital of Argolida – Hospital Unit of ArgosRead more € 10.742,88
Health Center of GalatasRead more € 6.924,24
Regional Health Center of TilosRead more € 773,92
General Hospital of NaoussaRead more € 2.140,81
General Hospital of AmfissaRead more € 22.087,49
General Hospital of Tripolis “Evaggelistria”Read more € 20.700,00
General Hospital of Kozani “Mamatsio”Read more € 24.999,83
“Paediatric Emergency Ruler”Read more € 3.133,48
E.K.A.V. (Ambulance Service)Read more € 3.813,00
Other OrganizationsRead more € 5.142,00
Athens Nursing Home-Merciful Society of AthensRead more € 1.455,00
APLS Hellas (Advanced Paediatric Life Support “APLS” Seminars) – “Medical Seminars Program Leonidas Georgopoulos”Read more € 107.341,79
Education on Trauma PreventionRead more € 126.500,00
Total cost for the project of ”Pediatric Trauma Care”Read more € 2.500.598,60
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Current Requests

Please find here attached a list of the requirements of medical equipment for the Paediatric Departments of Hospitals, for the program ‘’Training of Medical and Nursing Staff in Paediatric Trauma Care and also for the program ‘’Education on Trauma Prevention’’.

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Announcement for the General Hospital of Cephalonia “Aghios Gerasimos”

It is our great pleasure to inform you that we have equipped the 34th Trauma Center in Greece, in the General Hospital of Cephalonia “Aghios Gerasimos”, with the support of the A. G. Leventis Foundation.

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Give & Fund – “Urgent Need Seamstresses”

The Olympic medalist Ioannis Melissanidis becomes an ambassador for the "Urgent Need Seamstresses", and invites us all to raise funds in order to make 100,000 masks for hospitals and other health infrastructures in need.

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Summer Holidays and Safety Measures

It has been proven that most children’s accidents occur during the summer holidays. At this time of year the schools are closed and this means children have more free time, often without supervision. It is also a period when people go on holiday near the sea or in the mountains.

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