Central African Republic
The Paediatric Centre of Banguì, capital of Central African Republic, started its clinical activities in March 2009. The Centre is open 24 hours/day, and offers free-of-charge primary and emergency healthcare to all children under the age of 14 years old, treating over 70 patients a day.
The Paediatric Centre is part of EMERGENCY's Regional Programme for Paediatrics and Cardiac Surgery: the Centre's facilities include a cardiological outpatients department for the screening of patients affected by cardiac diseases of surgical interest, that will be transferred to EMERGENCY's Salam Centre for Cardiac Surgery in Sudan.
BANGUI' PAEDIATRIC CENTRE KEY FACTS
Opening: March 2009
Outpatient Consultations: 77,479
Activities: Paediatric Health Care
Capacity: 8 beds
National staff: medical 27, non-medical 29
Facilities: 2 consultation rooms, cardiological consultation room, 8-bed ward, ultrasound and x-ray, laboratory, pharmacy, offices and store, waiting area.
Since 2009 EMERGENCY has treated over 92,039 people in Central African Republic.
Data as of March 2013