Foundation Guardian Angels for Child Therapy (FAGTI) (2016)

    • Venezuela
  • 27 June 2017
  • 1216

The FAGTI is a non-profit catholic association whose main objective is to HELP PRESERVE LIFE, INTEGRALLY SUPPORT AND CARE FOR CHILDREN NEEDED IN SERIOUS ILLNESS SITUATION, contributing directly to the support of the Child Intensive Care Unit of the University Hospital "Dr.Manuel Núñez Tovar", of the Monagas State.

Destination of the aid: the financing of medical and teaching equipment, which are indispensable to increase the number of patients cared for and save more lives in the Child Intensive Care Unit.
In this way, the following equipment was purchased:

  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Training Equipment (Family ManikinKit)
  • Venous blood gas analyzer
  • Brand Optimedical
  • Cartridges for gas analyzer and gas bottle.
  • Endotracheal tubes No.4 (200 units)
  • Endotracheal tubes No.4.5 (200 units)
  • Endotracheal tubes No.5 (25 units)

Delivery of the RCP equipment (family kit) and the endotracheal tubes

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Delivery of the RCP equipment( family kit) and the endotracheal tubes

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Delivery of the venous blood gas analyser equipment

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FOUNDATION OF GUARDIAN ANGELS IN SUPPORT OF THE FIRST UNIT OF INTENSIVE PEDIATRIC CARE OF THE MONAGAS STATE

UNTIL THE YEAR OF 2005,THERE WAS NO UNIT OF INTENSIVE PEDIATRIC CARE IN MONAGAS. MOST OF
THE CHILDREN WITH SEVERE ILLNESS WOULD DIE, MAKING OF THE STATE OF MONAGAS THE 3RD STATE
WITH THE MOST INFANT MORTALITY RATE AT A NATIONAL LEVEL.

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THE 19TH OF JANUARY OF 2009 WITH GOD’S BLESSING THE CHILD INTENSIVE THERAPY UNIT WAS BORN

The Child Intensive Care Unit was created 8 years ago, with the purpose of giving attention to all children between the ages of 1 month and 12 years that goes to the emergencies of the “Dr Manuel Nuñez Tovar” Hospital in situations that compromise their lives.

What is a child intensive therapy unit?

It is a medical unit specializing in the attention of children in serious situations, with a potential recovery, that funcitons 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.

Creation of the Child Intensive Care Unit

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INAUGURATION OF THE CHILD INTENSIVE THERAPY

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Accomplishments of the Child Intensive Care Unit sincethe foundationin 2009

  • 8 yearsfunctioning.
  • 788 seriously ill children attended with an 82% survival rate.
  • Reduction of the pediatric mortality in the State of Monagas between the ages of 1 month and 12 years of age.
  • It has become a center of reference for the east side of the country due to accepting children from the states of Delta Amacuro, Sucre and Anzoategui.

 

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