WELCOME TO PEDSI GLOBAL HEALTH
Pediatric Education Development Society International (PEDSI) Global Health is an IRS 501(c)(3) tax exempt non-profit organization formed in USA comprised of physicians, nurses and other volunteers who are committed to addressing global health inequities through advocacy, fundraising & social empowerment in USA, Bangladesh and in developing countries.
PEDSI has established the 1st and only American Heart Association International Training Center in Bangladesh for Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support training for physicians and nurses.
PEDSI has partnered with Rotary Club to implement School Heath initiative “Healthy Kids = Better Learners" with a goal to address nutritional and health maintenance to improve overall health and well being of school children all over rural Bangladesh.
We are involved with American Academy of Pediatrics promoting Global Health programs to improve maternal and child health.
PEDSI is an IRS 501(c)(3) tax exempt ID 47-2581714 non-profit organization registered in USA.
PEDSI GLOBAL HEALTH ACTIVITIES
PEDSI recognized by Bangladesh RTV
“PEDSI Co-founders Interviewed“
Bangladesh news channel RTV interviewed Dr Maksud Chowdhury and Dr Waseem Hafeez about our work since 2012 to train Bangladeshi doctors in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation skills. We also discussed our School Health Initiative to improve healthy living in rural schools in Bangladesh.
Rohingya Camp Medical Provider Training
Basic Life Support (BLS) & Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Doctors, Nurses & Midwives from Bangladesh and abroad working in the camps were given hands-on training with manikins and equipment for management of newborns after delivery and Basic Life Support (BLS) life saving techniques.
After successful completion of the course the participants were given BLS Course Completion Card issued by the American Heart Association.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) course sponsored by American Heart Association is an Instructor-led hands-on class format using simulated pediatric emergencies for systematic approach to pediatric assessment and treatment, cardiac arrhythmia management and team dynamics for effective resuscitation management.
The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care tof seriously ill or injured children.
After successful completion of the course the participants receive a PALS Course Completion Card issued by the American Heart Association.
Advanced Pediatric Life Support(APLS)
APLS: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Course sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics(AAP) is a valuable resource for physicians. Pediatric emergencies are presented as case-based discussions, which makes for more interesting, real-life learning experience.
After successful completion participants receive an APLS Course Completion Card issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics
Covid -19 Response
Be safe = Help others be safe
COVID-19 pandemic is rampantly spreading throughout the world. PEDSI is involved by:
i. Medical clinic: PEDSI is supporting a non-profit Organization to provide medical expertise and funds to operate a Free COVID-19 / medical clinic in Chattogram, Bangladesh
ii. Donation: PEDSI is providing funds to nonprofit organizations in USA & Bangladesh to supply masks, gowns, gloves, Hi-Flow Nasal canula & BiPAP machines, oxygen cylinders & concentrators and other equipment for health care workers; Emergency food to families in distress; Help with funeral services; children’s services in Orphanages; and medical care in Rohingya refugee camp
iii. International Medical Graduates: We linked Governors office in NY & NJ to Foreign doctors to grant temporary License to provide medical care during the pandemic. We had given these IMG's Basic Life Support training which also helped them receive the special permission.
iv. Information regarding Covid-19: Prepared advice for parents about how to talk with children during the Covid-19 pandemic & general information about how to protect your family from Covid-19. Click to download articles:
Given the lack of resources and funds, we urge you to donate to support the COVID-19 response in USA & Bangladesh.
100% of your donation will directly support the COVID-19 response in USA & Bangladesh.
School Health Initiative
“Healthy Kids = Better Learners “
Despite general improvement in economic and social conditions, Bangladesh is still afflicted by much poverty, unhygienic home and school surroundings, malnutrition, and widespread prevalence of communicable diseases.
PEDSI’s School Heath initiative goal is to address these challenges to improve overall health and well being of the school children.
CPR Awareness & Patient Education
We initiated community outreach programs to students and parents in greater New York area.
The Family & Friends CPR Course teaches the lifesaving CPR and Choking skills.
We also presented sessions for Parents about Newborn care and Children with Autism. Adult workshop was on Hypertension and Diabetes.
GOALS OF PEDSI
1. American Heart Association sponsored BLS and PALS hands-on training courses in USA & abroad
2. American Academy of Pediatrics
sponsored Advanced Pediatric Life Support (APLS) CME program and
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) training course
3. US Medical Subspecialist sharing expertise with Bangladeshi counterparts
4. School Health Initiative: Preventive medical & dental care, free meals programs in rural Bangladesh
5. Family & Friends CPR in schools and the community in USA & abroad
6. Medical equipment donation program
7. Partner with Bangladesh Paediatric Association for educational activities
8. Free Medical clinics and preventive care education
9. Offer Board review courses to Pediatric residents in USA
10. Encourage our youth to participate in educational and humanitarian efforts
Equipment Donation Program
We donated a “Resuscitation kit” which included essential equipment required for monitoring and stabilizing critical patients. The Resuscitation kit included: Ambu bags, pediatric BP machine, Laryngoscope with endotracheal tubes, IntraOsseous(IO) needles, Nebulizers, Thermometer, Pulse oximeter, Broselow resuscitation tape and PALS Manuals.
Global Health Advocacy
PEDSI Presidentis selected to represent NY State at the White House Initiative on Asian Americans.
American Academy of Pediatrics is working with the U.S. government to advocate for international maternal, newborn & child health interventions. This will save lives, promote healthy development, and strengthen children, families and communities.
Residency workshop for IMG
Organized FREE workshop for IMG -International Medical Graduates and Medical students who are applying for US Residency Programs. Offered advice on how to prepare for USMLE Steps, applying for a clinical Observership, assisting in research projects and volunteering in medical missions.
Global Health Conference & Workshop
Lectures and small group workshop covering wide medical topics by experts in the field of Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, General Pediatrics, Pediatric ICU, Pediatric Emergency, Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Postpartum & Newborn Care.
After successful completion participants will receive an CME Certificates
Global Health Elective for Residents
Provided educational opportunity arranging 4-week global health elective to Pediatric Resident from USA in 2017. Rotated at Apollo Hospital and International Center for Diarrheal Disease and Research (ICDDRB) in Bangladesh. Opportunities offered to Residents who are interested in careers that address international health disparities.
Free Medical Clinic
PEDSI volunteers conducted medical clinics for children in underserved areas Philippines and provided free medical care & medications to large number of children from low income and indigenous population
PEDSI EVENTS FOR 2020-21
NRP & BLS course for Providers
Rohingya Refugee Camp
AHA PALS & BLS Courses
Dhaka Shushu Hospital &
Chittagong Medical College
School Health Project
Dhaka & Chittagong, Coxs Bazar
PEDSI Global Health
87-42 168th Street
Jamaica, NY 11432
FUND RAISING 2021
PEDSI Global Health & Medical Education Organization is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt
non-profit organization registered
in the United States.
o Covid -19 Response: We are supporting a medical clinic to provide free healthcare in Chattogram, Bangladesh.
o School Health program: “Healthy Kids make Better Learners“ – Our School Health Initiatives goal is to improve overall health & well being of the school children by addressing unhygienic home and school surroundings, malnutrition, and widespread prevalence of communicable diseases.
o Nutrition: Kids require healthy nutrition. PEDSI plans to provide nutritionally balanced, free meal to children each school day ($50/person/year)
o Rohingya Refugee camp: Doctors and nurses receive Basic Life Support skills training with hands-on manikins & equipment ($20/trainee)
Your donations are tax-exempt & Zakat compliant. 100% of your donation will go to support Covid 19 Response and our programs to promote global health & medical training in Bangladesh and USA