Nicola holds an MBA from IE Business School and a Cyber Security for Business Leaders certification from Oxford University. She is passionate about equality having co-chaired the LGBT Latin America Network for Mastercard and is also an Ambassador for the UK’s Women of the Future programme.
Mrs. Ojiabo Comfort Adaora was diagnosed with complete heart block 5-months ago. Her story is one like many.
We have pleasure in announcing the fourth return mission to JKCI (The Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute), Dar Es Salaam.
CardioStart International invites volunteers experienced in Adult Cardiac Surgery and intensive care to participate in this important and exciting program-building effort at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH) in Enugu, Nigeria.
Those specializing in Pediatric heart care are cordially invited to participate in the third CardioStart mission to the Hospital del Nino Dr. Francisco de Icaza Bustamante in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
Mike Fullerton passed peacefully this week, after suffering from terminal cancer. He was one of the finest nurses to volunteer with CardioStart International.
CardioStart International is pleased to announce a return mission to The Clinica Corazones Unido Hospital in Santo Domingo. This one-week mission will focus on managing pediatric cardiac congenital surgery and adult catheterization lab procedures. The Rotary Gift of Life D7490 and Trinity International Missions are providing vital support to make these cases possible.
Cardiostart will host its seventh annual fishing tournament on June 3, 2022.
CardioStart International leadership, coupled with Eugene Southtowne Rotary volunteers, have collected surplus medical supplies and equipment from River Bend and McKenzie Willamette hospitals to send to Poland, to aid in helping Ukrainian refugees who are in need of medical care. Some of the supplies will also be moved in to Ukraine to help victims of the war.
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.