About Janine Henson

Janine Henson is Vice President of CardioStart International and a BSN graduate from Indiana University School of Nursing. She is certified with the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

Mission to Macapa, Brazil

CardioStart’s primary role will be to develop a pediatric cardiac surgery program and pediatric cardiac intervention. This mission will work to reduce the large existing volume of pediatric case, while providing pediatric training to the local team. Priority will be given to cases with late-presenting congenital heart disease and cases that require valve repair.

By |2021-12-31T16:10:54-05:00December 24th, 2021|Brazil, Upcoming Missions|Comments Off on Mission to Macapa, Brazil

CardioStart Thrift Store

The CardioStart Thrift Store is located in downtown Sisters Oregon, a beautiful, upscale cowboy town that lies between three imposing Sister mountains that are part of the gorgeous Oregon Cascades. Nearby Mount Bachelor is the summer ski training mountain for the US Ski team.

By |2021-12-18T17:19:37-05:00December 18th, 2021|Blog1, Fundraiser, Recent News|0 Comments

Mission Report: Bicol, Philippines, Feb. 2–13, 2020

In 2019, Dr. Mariano Brizzio, (Adult cardiac surgeon with CardioStart International) was invited to lead a mission to Legazpi, Philippines (Bicol Region) Bicol Medical Center to treat adults in need of heart care by the New Jersey Rotary District 7490/Gift of Life.  Dr. Brizzio took on the challenge and built a team from Valley Hospital and Healthcare System, Ridgewood New Jersey.  Additional team members were invited and vetted by CardioStart administration.

By |2021-01-31T19:53:04-05:00November 15th, 2020|Past Missions, Phillipines|0 Comments

Report of CardioStart International’s 8th Mission to Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital

In January 2020, twelve CardioStart International volunteers from six different countries participated in an ongoing cardiovascular program-development effort at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi, Ghana.

By |2020-11-15T15:50:21-05:00April 2nd, 2020|Ghana, News, Past Missions|1 Comment

Adult Cardiac & Congenital Heart Surgery Mission to Santo Domingo, DR

Adult Cardiac & Congenital Heart Surgery Mission to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic March 29-April 5, 2020  POSTPONED The International Missions Committee representing CardioStart is pleased to announce the mission to Clinica Corazones Unidos Hospital in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.   This mission will focus on ADULT patients. Facts about the country Capital: Santo Domingo Dialing code: +849 Population: 10.3 million Language: Spanish The Dominican Republic is a nation on the island of Hispaniola, part of the Greater Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean region. The western three-eighths of the island [...]

By |2020-08-04T14:47:48-04:00January 12th, 2020|Dominican Republic, Upcoming Missions|1 Comment

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