Project HOPE has helped to build, support and train the staff necessary to operate hospitals and clinics, especially those targeted to the needs of children. These facilities provide a unique vehicle through which training resources can be focused thus making the maximum contribution to the improvement of the health of children in developing nations. These facilities also serve as national training centers to train physicians, nurses, administrators and allied health professionals from across their respective countries or regions.
- Basrah Children's Hospital, Iraq: The Basrah Children’s Hospital(BCH), a modern, state-of-the-art, 94-bed pediatric referral hospital is the first new hospital constructed in Iraq since the 1980s. The hospital provides high-impact children’s health services with an oncology focus. Project HOPE helped equip the hospital with state-of-the-art medical equipment and continues training the local hospital staff.
- Shanghai Children’s Medical Center (SCMC), China: The SCMC is China’s leading pediatric medical treatment center, treating more than 880,000 outpatients, admitting more than 12,500 inpatients, and performing more than 2,400 pediatric heart surgeries annually. The hospital also serves as a national training center for health professionals learning the most advanced techniques in pediatric medicine. HOPE helped develop the center, provided more than $30 million in equipment donations and continues training of professional medical staff today.
- University Children’s Hospital in Krakow, Poland: Since 1974, HOPE has been associated with then Polish-American Children's Hospital to create education programs for health professionals. The hospital, now named University Children’s Hospital Krakow serves as a clinical, research and training leader for Poland and as a pediatric center of excellence for other institutions throughout Central Europe.
- Maternal and Child Health Clinics, Santo Domingo, Monte Plata and San Cristobal, Dominican Republic: Project HOPE equipped and trained staff for two maternal and child health clinics which now offer basic health care and preventive health services in underserved communities. A third clinic is underway.
- National Training Institute, Cairo, Egypt: Project HOPE helped train faculty and support staff to provide state-of-the-art training and continuing education to physicians, nurses and allied health professionals using high-technology training methods, including training labs with simulators, Internet usage, telecommunications and telemedicine.