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Global Impact

The Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital not only provides world-class treatment to seriously ill children, but also carries out high level medical training both locally and internationally, and conducts ground-breaking research into childhood illnesses which has global influence.

“It is known throughout the world as a centre of excellence for pioneering research and treatment of childhood diseases and as the premier centre of specialist paediatric training in Africa. Though located in Cape Town, it has become a national and international resource.” - Former president and international icon, the late Mr Nelson Mandela

The Red Cross Children's Hospital has an impressive list of successes and milestones within paediatric healthcare on the continent and globally- click here  for more information.

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