"Children play for children"
In addition to numerous projects abroad, the Pediatric Surgery Foundation is involved in collect donations for a grand piano in the Children's and Women's Center of the Leipzig University Hospital.
For this purpose, additional donations are currently being raised (the general donations are used exclusively for medical projects abroad).
The aim of the program "Children play for children" is to promote musical experiences of the pediatric patients in the Children and Women Center of the University Hospital Leipzig.
The CTOverseas, participating Prof. Dr. med. Martin Lacher and other specialists from all over the world were invited to the Children's Hospital No. 1 in St. Petersburg to help the Russian team with complicated interventions. This enabled many children to enjoy a livable future.
With CTOverseas, participating Prof. Dr. med. Martin Lacher from the Pediatric Surgery Foundation went to Zagreb in Croatia. The medical team treated anorectal malformations and trained the staff of specialists.
The IPSAC initiative is sending doctors from the US and Europe to Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City to carry out complicated procedures on newborns and infants. Since 2015 Prof. Dr. med. med. Martin Lacher has been part of the team.
Operations and workshops in Guanzhou (November 2013) with CTOverseas: Doctors from the US and Europe regularly come to China with the CTOverseas initiative to carry out complex interventions on newborns and children in major cities.
From tumors to malformations, international specialists in Jimma and Awassa (Ethiopia) treat diseases of young children. In addition, they train local doctors to become pediatric surgeons.