Deanna Powers, CHD survivor

Spreading the Word About CHD: Deanna Power’s Story

My name is Deanna, and I was born with a congenital heart defect. I’d consider myself the luckiest person in the world. Living with CHD in the U.S. My parents knew I would be born with a CHD. A routine sonogram went south when the technician realized that there was something wrong with my heart. […]

Dr. Soto Joins Lipscomb and Pitts Breakfast Club on News Radio 600 – WREC

Recently, Dr. Soto joined Jeremy Park from the Memphis-based Lipscomb and Pitts Breakfast Club on their radio show to introduce International Children’s Heart Foundation to local listeners. He was able to share more about Babyheart and our mission, including establishing comprehensive pediatric units at hospitals in developing countries and providing educational resources and training to […]

Guyana July Patient

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 […]

Dr. Zaf

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 […]