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)
provided by Siemens Healthcare, Spain, was delivered to the Casablanca Hospital Ibn Rochd during one of the missions to Morocco in 2010.
donated by Siemens Healthcare, Spain, was delivered to the paediatric unit at the Aswan Heart Centre, Egypt.
donated to EHC by Basildon Hospital in the UK was sent to the paediatric department at the Policlinic in Pristina, Kosovo.
donated by GE Healthcare has been sent to the Cardio Surgery Centre in Aswan, Egypt.
Upcoming Missions: Romania, Bucharest - From September 2020, EHC has planned several missions (one per month – lasting 10 days each).
Morocco, Casablanca – June and December 2019
Egypt, Cairo - February 2020. EHC has contributed to a mission by Al Nas Hospital, Cairo.
6 children suffering from serious pathologies have been successfully operated. During this mission, two training courses for the local medical staff have been organized.
Romania, Bucharest – several missions during 2020 in collaboration with Bambini Cardiopatici nel Mondo by Marie Curie Children Hospital. Only during the early 2020, 60 children have been operated, including 20 new-borns. As average data, surgeries on 8/10 children per week (among them several new-borns): most of them were very difficult cases, suffering of severe pathologies.
Mission in Nigeria, Ibadan: 4th – 6th February 2019
23 children examined, 0 children operated due to condemned surgical room
Mission in Morocco, Casablanca: 13th-16th January 2019
26 children examined, 4 children operated on
Mission in Morocco, Casablanca: 25th-28th March 2018
40 children examined, 6 children operated on
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
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