Mission

Accidents are the leading cause of children's deaths in Greece.
 

"Pediatric Trauma Care" is a non profit Organisation whose mission is to help reduce the number and severity of children's accidents in Greece. 
 
There are many types of accidents: road accidents, falls, poisoning, burns, drowning, asphyxiation,electrocution, etc. Each year approximately 500,000 children are injured in accidents , of which about 700 die and 3,000 suffer permanent disabilities.
 
In order to reduce this unbelievably high number "Pedtrauma" has organized and developed the following sectors:
 
Education of children on Trauma Prevention and the handing out of leaflets to this effect; Training and further education of doctors, nurses and paramedics through Advanced Paediatric Life Support seminars; Creation of Trauma Centers in the main Children's Hospitals throughout Greece; and the Purchase of essential Medical Equipment needed by these Hospitals.

Latest news

  • Announcement for the General Hospital of Ptolemaida

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    It is our great pleasure to inform you that we have equipped the 26th Trauma Center in Greece, in the General Hospital of Ptolemaida ''Mpodosakeio'', with funds provided by the George Youroukos family.

     

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  • Current Requests

    ameses englishPlease 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 Veria

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    It is with great pleasure that we would like to inform you that we have equipped the 25th Trauma Center in Greece, in the General Hospital of Veria, thanks to a donation to our Charity by OTE Group.

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  • Respect the Animals

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    Accidents that happen due to animals do not occur often and those that do occur are rarely deadly.When such accidents happen, though, they are very unpleasant and often cause children to develop phobias that may follow them throughout their lives

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