There were hundreds of mothers and fathers with  babies in their arms literally handed them to the doctors and given to me, with the hope and prayers in their eyes (Claudia Florio)

EQUIPMENT DONATED

 

1 echocardiograph
provided by Siemens Healthcare, Spain, was delivered to the Casablanca Hospital Ibn Rochd during one of the missions to Morocco in 2010.

 

1 echocardiograph
donated by Siemens Healthcare, Spain,  was delivered to the paediatric unit at the Aswan Heart Centre, Egypt.

 

1 echocardiograph
donated to EHC by Basildon Hospital in the UK was sent to the paediatric department at the Policlinic in Pristina, Kosovo.

 

1 echocardiograph

donated by GE Healthcare has been sent to the Cardio Surgery Centre in Aswan, Egypt.

Missions

 

Mission in Morocco, Casablanca: 24th-28th February 2017

29 children examined and diagnosed, 5 children with complex congenital heart diseases operated on

 

Mission in Egypt, Cairo: 21st - 26th April 2017

100 children examined, 9 children operated on

 

Mission in Camerun, Shisong: 21st - 29th June 2017

40 children examined, 10 children operated on

Mission in Jordan, Amman:
20th - 27th March 2015

52 children examined, 9 children operated on

 

Jordan, Amman: 16th- 23rd May, 2014

72 children examined, 15 children operated on

 

Kurdistan, Duhok: 15th- 22nd February, 2014

236 children examined, 24 interventional procedures

and 11 children operated on

 

Romania, Bucharest & Iasi: 2nd- 8th February, 2014

37 children examined, 12 children operated on

 

Tunisia, Tunis: 26th January- 2nd February, 2014

53 children examined, 7 children operated on

 

Cameroon, Shisong: 2nd- 10th November, 2013

74 children examined, 8 catheterization interventions

and 13 children operated on

 

Morocco, Fez: 12th- 15th July, 2013

15 children examined, 3 children operated on

 

Northern Iraq-Kurdistan, Duhok: 11th- 18th May, 2013

243 children examined, 31 children operated on, 18 catheterisation interventions and 13 open heart surgeries performed

 

Northern Iraq-Kurdistan, Duhok: 13th-19th January, 2013

62 children examined, 14 children underwent haemodynamic procedures

and 12 children were operated on

 

Tunisia, Tunis: 25th-30th March, 2012

30 children examined, 8 operated on

 

Northern Iraq-Kurdistan, Duhok: 17th-24th March, 2012

350 children examined and diagnosed.

15 children underwent haemodynamic procedures

and 7 children underwent surgical procedures

 

Morocco, Casablanca: 18th-22nd December, 2011

48 children examined and diagnosed, 4 children operated on.

The aim of this mission was to meet local authorities,

discuss the project and define a plan for the construction of a

unit of paediatric cardiac unit in Casablanca.

 

Northern Iraq-Kurdistan, Duhok: 15th-17th October, 2011

63 children examined of which several were scheduled for operations at a future mission.

The main goal of this mission was to inaugurate the new

Cardiac Surgery Centre and to meet the local authorities in order to establish a concrete program of cooperation for the future.

 

Port au Prince: 30th September-11th October

47 children examined, 11 operated on

 

Syria, Damascus: 23rd-25th July 2011

40 children examined, 5 operated on

 

Morocco, Casablanca: 5th-9th February 2011

56 children examined, 4 operated on

 

Egypt, Cairo: 3rd-8th December 2010

75 children examined, 9 operated on

 

Egypt, Aswan: 19th-21th June 2010

92 children examined, 11 operated on

 

Morocco, Casablanca: 6th-11th June 2010

65 children examined, 6 operated on

 

Syria, Damascus: 28th March – 1st April 2010

88 children examined, 10 operated on

 

Syria, Damascus: 17th-21st April 2009

82 children examined, 5 operated on and

2 transferred to Italy for more complex surgery

 

All missions in collaboration with Bambini Cardiopatici nel Mondo

and La Chaîne de l’Espoire

 

 

European Heart House

Les Templiers - 2035, Route des Colles

06410 Biot - France

 

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Italian Offices:

Corso Ercole I D’Este, 32
44121 Ferrara - Italy

tel: 0039 0532 237858

 

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