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Nepal Invitation 2015

MISSION INVITATION DHULIKHEL HOSPITAL/KATHMANDU UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, NEPAL May 3-16, 2015   You are cordially invited to participate in the 2015 inaugural mission to Dhulikhel Hospital in Nepal. This 225-bed community supported hospital is expanding services to 2.5 million Nepalese to include full cardiac services. The cardiology department is currently providing angiograms and newly begun interventional cardiology procedures in-house. They are now prepared to begin a full cardiac surgery program and have asked for the support of CardioStart International. The local team members have acquired some early education in their areas [...]

By | 2017-02-01T22:14:42+00:00 January 19th, 2015|Blog1, Homepage Featured, Nepal|0 Comments

Bangalore India Mission Report

Advanced Pediatric and Adult Complex Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery at the SSSHIMS Free Hospital, Bangalore, India. December 14th-23rd, 2014 CardioStart conducted its first mission to The Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, (SSSIHMS) at Prasanthigram, Bangalore, India. India is a mosaic of contrasting wealth, with more billionaires than most advanced nations but with statistically confirmed evidence of massive social and health deprivation in which large sections of the population have a grossly inadequate level of healthcare. Throughout the population costs of consultation, treatment, surgical procedures and medication procurement [...]

By | 2017-02-01T22:14:42+00:00 January 17th, 2015|Homepage Featured, India, Past Missions|0 Comments

A Veteran’s Story

Take a look at this brief video which highlights the wonderful work done in CardioStart’s support by two Vietnam Veteran volunteers during our 2009 mission to Ha Noi, Vietnam. Our team went to assist the Viet Duc Hospital development program and we performed the first homograft (human tissue) replacement in Vietnam's history. Our two Vets discovered there was also a connection between themselves and the father of the boy. Despite all the pain of the war many years previously, this operation in 2009 provided healing and closure for both the [...]

Tribute to Riya

Ms. Ulrika Dandekar 1993 – 2014 Please join us in celebrating the life of Ulrika (Riya) Dandekar, who participated in Outreach and database collation on the inaugural 2009 mission to Kumasi, Ghana building a permanent heart surgery programme.  She joined the historic mission from the UK with her father, Dr. Uday Dandekar, who was Medical Director of CardioStart’s UK chapter. At the Komfe Anokye Teaching Hospital, in Kumasi, a national centre, she was very actively involved in the clinical management during the two-week mission and counseled the patients undergoing congenital [...]

By | 2017-02-01T22:14:43+00:00 January 5th, 2015|News, Recent News, Volunteer Profiles|0 Comments

Enugu Nigeria Invite

CardioStart announces inaugural mission to Enugu, Nigeria April 12-25, 2015 We have moved our mission Date for Nigeria to AUGUST 15-29, 2015   We invite volunteers experienced in pediatric cardiac surgery and pediatric intensive care to participate in this important and exciting program building effort at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital in Enugu, Nigeria. The Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a federal constitutional republic comprising 36 states. Its capital is Abuja. The country is located in West Africa and shares land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, [...]

By | 2017-02-01T22:14:43+00:00 December 20th, 2014|Homepage Featured, News, Nigeria|0 Comments

Yangon, Myanmar Invite

An invitation to participate... Pediatric and Adult Complex Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery to Yangon, MYANMAR at the PinLon Hospital, Yangon. March 8-22, 2015     CardioStart announces its first mission to Yangon, Myanmar, during March 2015. The mission will focus on adult and pediatric surgery at PinLon Hospital, with a pediatric evaluation of Yankin Children’s Hospital. Myanmar, which has a population of 55 million, was under military rule and essentially closed to outside influence until 2011 when President Thein Sein was elected and major changes toward democracy were instituted. Since [...]

By | 2017-02-01T22:14:52+00:00 October 13th, 2014|Homepage Featured, Myanmar, News|0 Comments

Tampa Fishing Fundraiser

First Annual Fishing Tournament Hosted by Dr. Rolando and Lisa Rodriguez Announcing the First Annual Fishing Tournament hosted by Dr. Rolando and Lisa Rodriguez at Hula Bay Club, Tampa. This Fundraiser brought in over 9 thousand dollars and a fantastic competition on the water! Dr. Rodriguez is on the CardioStart Board […]

By | 2017-02-01T22:14:53+00:00 June 8th, 2014|Blog1, News, Recent News|0 Comments

Bangalore India Invite

An invitation to participate… Advanced Pediatric and Adult Complex Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery at the SSSHIMS Free Hospital, Bangalore, India. December 14th-23rd, 2014 CardioStart announces its first mission to The Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, (SSSIHMS) at Prasanthigram, Bangalore, India. India is a mosaic of contrasting wealth, with more billionaires than most advanced nations but with statistically confirmed evidence of massive social and health deprivation in which large sections of the population have a grossly inadequate level of healthcare. Throughout the population costs of consultation, treatment, surgical [...]

By | 2017-02-01T22:14:54+00:00 May 7th, 2014|Homepage Featured, India, News|0 Comments

Brazil Mission Update

August 31 ‐ September 14th, 2014     There has been a complication and development over the Brazilian-bound container, which arrived in Port over a week ago. Brazilian trade regulations have determined that even though our shipment is a donation, it will be subject to lengthy paperwork issues involving US original company sources, and substantially greater expense. The recommendation by our hosts is that with their help, we donate that container to another country. Professor Nina, of the Sao Luis cardiovascular center has been working extremely hard to make this [...]

By | 2017-02-01T22:14:54+00:00 April 27th, 2014|Brazil, Homepage Featured, News|0 Comments

Heart to Heart Benefit Dinner

At CardioStart International, fundraising is a vital function we must undertake that allows us to continue our humanitarian missions of providing free heart surgery and medical services to children and adults in developing countries. We have an outstanding opportunity for you attend our upcoming Fundraising Event. Please consider joining us for Dinner, Magician, Dancing and a Silent Auction. We would be delighted to see you at the event. This year’s event will be held at the Double Tree Hotel in Henrietta, New York on July 20, 2013.

By | 2017-02-01T22:14:57+00:00 May 30th, 2013|Recent News|0 Comments