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Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital

Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital

The Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital was built in 1956 and is the only stand alone, specialist children’s hospital dedicated entirely to children in southern Africa.

The Hospital is a public tertiary and secondary level hospital in Cape Town, South Africa and is dedicated to delivering word-class paediatric treatment, care, research and specialist training. As a referral hospital patients include very sick children who need highly complex interventions to recover.

The Hospital is managed by the Western Cape Government: Health with an operational budget of R523million for the 2010/2011 Financial Year. The Children’s Hospital Trust works in partnership with the Department of Health on specific projects to raise critical, complementary funding to ensure the Hospital remains a world-renowned centre of excellence in paediatric healthcare.