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.

Adult Cardiac Surgery and Critical Care Mission to Accre, Ghana

The CardioStart International Board & International Missions Committee is pleased to announce an upcoming collaborative effort with our UK partners, Arrhythmia Alliance Hearts of Ghana, at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) in Accra, Ghana.

By |2024-04-11T18:48:29-04:00April 11th, 2024|Ghana, Upcoming Missions|0 Comments

Pediatric Mission to Santo Domingo, DR: April 27 – May 5, 2024

CardioStart International is pleased to announce a return mission to Clinica Corazones Unidos Hospital in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. This one-week mission will focus on managing pediatric congenital cardiac surgery and PEDIATRIC catheterization lab procedures.

By |2024-02-11T23:56:46-05:00January 3rd, 2024|Dominican Republic, Upcoming Missions|1 Comment

Adult Cardiac Surgery & Congenital Mission in Tanzania

ADULT CARDIAC SURGERY & CONGENITAL MISSION in DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA AFRICA March 9-16, 2024 We take pleasure in announcing the fifth mission to JKCI (The Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute), Dar es Salaam.   The Republic of Tanzania was formed as a sovereign state in 1964 through the union of the separate states of Tanganyika and Zanzibar.  Mainland Tanganyika covers more than 99 percent of the combined territories’ total area. It is bound by 7 countries through its borders and is South of the Equator.  Dodoma, since 1974 the designated [...]

By |2023-12-22T21:30:08-05:00December 22nd, 2023|Tanzania, Uncategorized, Upcoming Missions|0 Comments

Mission to Abuja, Nigeria: Nov. 27–Dec. 2, 2023

In collaboration with ACTSON (Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons of Nigeria) and our friends & colleagues at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH- a long time CardioStart partner), we have been invited to this Center to assist and collaborate with program advancement.

By |2023-10-24T20:19:37-04:00October 24th, 2023|Nigeria, Upcoming Missions|0 Comments

Taking Nursing Back to Its Roots with CardioStart

Humanitarian medical missions take nursing and healthcare back to its roots. CardioStart is an international nonprofit organization that brings doctors and nurses from all parts of the world to provide lifesaving cardiac surgeries and services in underserved regions of the world. By Maryam Ocasio, RN, BSN

By |2023-07-20T00:25:37-04:00July 20th, 2023|News, Volunteer Profiles|0 Comments

Adult Mission Invitation to Lusaka, Zambia

The National Heart Hospital is seeking our help. They would greatly value our help with a focused mission to teach adult cardiac surgery techniques. They have a good cardiology department needing outside help to take on more challenging caseloads.

By |2023-08-02T19:45:08-04:00July 20th, 2023|Upcoming Missions, Zambia|0 Comments

Pediatric Heart Surgery & Interventional Cardiology Mission to Santo Domingo, Sept 2023

CardioStart International is pleased to announce a return mission to Clinica Corazones Unidos Hospital in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

By |2023-03-25T16:20:51-04:00March 25th, 2023|Dominican Republic, Upcoming Missions|0 Comments