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ICHF Añade Lima, Perú, al calendario de misiones para el 2015 en adelante

International Children’s Heart Foundation, una organización sin fines de lucro, con base en Memphis, dedicada a cuidar y a curar niños con cardiopatías congénitas alrededor del mundo, ha anunciado que sumará Lima, Perú, a la lista de misiones médicas, a partir de este año. El equipo viajara a Lima entre el 5 al 19 de […]

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Trip recap: Babyheart team completes second successful medical mission in Georgetown, Guyana

The Babyheart team, including 17 volunteers, recently returned from its second two-week medical mission to Georgetown, Guyana. As ICHF works to establish a world-class pediatric cardiac unit at Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation, education was once again a big focus during the trip. The team also performed several surgically complex procedures, including two patients who would […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Dr. Intikhab Zafurallah, PICU Intensivist

I grew up in Guyana and did my undergraduate training and subsequently, my internship at the Georgetown Hospital. During my training, I walked these hospital wards, and it was the first place I fell in love with the practise of paediatrics. It was indeed very upsetting to see the babies and children with congenital heart […]

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Canadians with heart help Guyanese children

On April 25, 2015, ICHF made its very first heart surgery mission trip to Guyana. Held at Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation, and through a close collaboration with the Ministry of Health of Guyana, we completed 14 surgeries and six diagnostic heart catheterizations. We also had an incredible group of international volunteers, including a team from […]

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Chili Pepper Heart Studio Benefitting ICHF

Artist Ken Winford was born with Congenital Heart Disease, and at age 15, he was forced to undergo a major heart surgery after a traumatic accident revealed the issue. After the surgery, he realized how lucky he was to be in such a great hospital with talented cardiac doctors and nurses and that others with […]