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Dominican Republic May 2017 Mission Report

ADULT SURGICAL MISSION SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC MAY 6-13, 2017 CardioStart completed its 4th annual Adult Cardiac Surgical Mission to Santo Domingo with great success.  All patients did well and were discharged within a couple days of surgery. Rheumatic Fever, caused by untreated strep throat caused many to have damaged valves at an early point in their lives leaving them debilitated.  Others suffered from congenital defects that would have been repaired as infants or children but because of poverty have become adults with the defect impacting [...]

By | 2017-10-06T00:11:15+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Dominican Republic, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pediatric Mission to Dominican Republic November 2017

PEDIATRIC HEART SURGERY MISSION SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC November 4-11, 2017 The International Management Committee representing CardioStart is pleased to announce a return mission to The Clinica Corazones Unido Hospital in Santo Domingo.  The mission will focus on managing pediatric cardiac presentations. 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 is occupied by the [...]

By | 2017-08-06T20:15:23+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Blog1, Dominican Republic, Upcoming Missions|0 Comments

Dominican Republic Pediatric Mission Report – December 2016

PEDIATRIC HEART SURGERY MISSION REPORT SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. December 4th – 11th, 2016 The Dominican Republic (DR) is founded on the island of Hispaniola and shares the island with the nation of Haiti.  By area and population, it is the second largest Caribbean nation (after Cuba), supporting 10 million people. The DR has the ninth largest economy in Latin America and the second largest economy in the Caribbean and Central American region. Despite lucrative economic growth, delivery of cardiac services, [...]

By | 2017-03-22T07:56:29+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Blog1, Dominican Republic, Past Missions|0 Comments

Dominican Republic 2017 Mission Invitation

Adult Cardiac & Congenital Heart Surgery Mission Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic MAY 7-14, 2017 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 is occupied by the [...]

By | 2017-02-07T22:33:53+00:00 January 22nd, 2017|Blog1, Dominican Republic, Upcoming Missions|0 Comments

Dominican Republic Pediatric Mission Invite – December 2016

PEDIATRIC HEART SURGERY MISSION to SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC December 4-11, 2016 The International Management Committee representing CardioStart is pleased to announce a return mission to The Clinica Corazones Unido Hospital in Santo Domingo.  The mission will focus on managing pediatric cardiac presentations.       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 is occupied [...]

By | 2017-02-01T22:14:27+00:00 August 6th, 2016|Blog1, Dominican Republic, Homepage Featured|0 Comments

Dominican Republic 2016 Mission Report

2016 ADULT SURGICAL MISSION SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Through the invitation and support of Fundacion HeartCare Dominicana, CardioStart International returned for a 4th mission to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Hospital Corozonas Unidos. This very successful mission was focused on adult congenital and acquired heart disease surgical treatment.  Eight patients aged 17 to 70 received life-saving heart surgery.  An additional 4 patients received pacemaker/defibrillator implants through the donation of devices from Medtronic Inc. Despite being known for its beautiful beaches and luxurious resorts there is huge disparity in available healthcare for [...]

By | 2017-02-01T22:14:29+00:00 July 13th, 2016|Blog1, Dominican Republic|0 Comments

Dominican Republic – Pediatric Heart Mission Report

REPORT OF PEDIATRIC HEART SURGERY MISSION SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. Date: 7th – 15th November, 2015 […]

Dominican Republic 2016 Invite

ADULT CARDIAC & CONGENITAL HEART SURGERY MISSION SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC April 17-24, 2016 * Thank you all for your interest in this Mission. We are Fully Staffed for this mission.   The International Missions Committee representing CardioStart is pleased to announce the return mission to Clinica Corazones Unidos Hospital in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.   This mission will focus on adult patients.   […]

By | 2017-02-01T22:14:32+00:00 December 13th, 2015|Dominican Republic, Homepage Featured, News|0 Comments

Dominican Republic 2015 Mission Report

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC ADULT SURGICAL MISSION AUGUST 9-15, 2015   Convento de los Dominicos in Santo Domingo   On August 9th, CardioStart International volunteers returned to The “Clinica Corazones Unidos” upon invitation and support of Heart Care […]

Dominican Republic Pediatric 2015 Invite

PEDIATRIC HEART SURGERY MISSION to SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Date: November 7-15, 2015     The International Management Committee representing CardioStart is pleased to announce the mission to The Clinica Corazones Unido Hospital in Santo Domingo. The mission will focus on managing pediatric cardiac presentations. Facts about the country Capital: Santo Domingo Dialing code: +849 Population: 10.3 million. Language: Spanish […]

By | 2017-02-01T22:14:38+00:00 September 2nd, 2015|Dominican Republic, Homepage Featured, News|0 Comments