The Pediatric Surgery Foundation supports specialized physicians who perform complicated surgical procedures on children and newborns in medically underdeveloped countries - free of charge and highly committed.
For parents, probably no situation is psychologically and family as burdening as if the own child is seriously ill or malformed. The illness of a child or a congenital malformation is a burden for any family. If organs are not working, parents are constantly worried in everyday life.
In the western world, specialized physicians can provide a livable future for newborns and children by performing surgical interventions. However, in developing and emerging countries the necessary know-how is lacking, so that the children have to live with severe restrictions or even die.