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.
With much sadness, we record the death of our friend and long-term CardioStart volunteer, Chuck, who passed peacefully last week following discovery of stage IV cancer.
Introducing Ms. Christine Lannon.
CardioStart’s third mission to The Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute (JKCI) in Dar es Salaam took place January of this year.
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.
Cardiostart will host its seventh annual fishing tournament later this year.
Dr. Clauden Louis was nominated to the TSRA-STS Global Fellowship Award. Congratulations Dr. Louis!
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 [...]
CardioStart International Board and International Missions Committee is proud to announce its 2020 mission to Kumasi, Ghana at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH).
We have pleasure in announcing the return mission to JKCI (The Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute), Dar Es Salaam.