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ICHF’s Roy Morris Selected as the AAMI Foundation & ACCE’s Robert L. Morris Humanitarian Award

The AAMI Foundation & ACCE’s Robert L. Morris Humanitarian Award honors an individual or group whose humanitarian efforts have applied healthcare technology to improving global human conditions. The AAMI Awards Committee chose Roy Morris, ICHF’s Director of Biomedical Engineering, for his leadership and dedication to medical instrumentation, service, patient care, patient safety, and overall humanitarian efforts. Roy […]

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Trip Recap: BabyHeart Team Begins Second Year of Georgetown, Guyana Program with a 4th Successful Mission

The BabyHeart team recently returned from the first of three trips to Georgetown, Guyana this year with another successful mission. During this latest mission, 15 children received life-saving surgeries, and 5 children received proper diagnosis of their condition with a heart catheterization. Just a few days after the team’s departure, all children had been discharged […]

Zero percent mortality rate achieved in Guyana

Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation achieves zero percent mortality rate The Babyheart team is thrilled to report that Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation has seen zero deaths among pediatric heart surgery patients from the past year! Our wonderful volunteers as well as the dedicated staff at GPHC, the LIBIN Cardiovascular Institute and the Ministry of Health in Guyana all […]

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Babyheart team in Guyana for third 2015 medical mission

Team Babyheart returns to Georgetown, Guyana Kaieteur News Online has reported on ICHF’s third medical mission to Georgetown, Guyana, where our team is working to perform at least 15 surgeries as well as interventional catheterizations. To read the full story, click here. 50 patients in Guyana will be served in 2015 alone ICHF has worked to […]

Jonathan and Randa in Haiti

Jonathan Sant-Louis

On July 18, 2013, 3 days before the start of our medical mission trip to Santiago, Dominican Republic, ICHF received a call from Haiti that one of the young men planned for surgery the following week had been brought to the hospital in very poor condition. Jonathan, who was 16 years old at the time, […]