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 […]

Big Smiles

BIG SURGERIES BUT EVEN BIGGER SMILES It’s almost impossible not to fall for the pediatric patients at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital. Olaoluwakitan was one fine example. He was diagnosed with the ventricular septal defect eight days after birth. Olaoluwakitan was three years old at the time that we met. He is a small child for his age, but his demure stature belies his charismatic personality and inner strength. He’s inquisitive and receptive to others and his surroundings. He quickly learned how to adapt, to endure then to overcome [...]

By |2017-02-01T22:14:37-05:00October 18th, 2015|Homepage Featured, News, Nigeria|0 Comments

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 |2017-02-01T22:14:38-05:00September 2nd, 2015|Dominican Republic, Homepage Featured, News|0 Comments

Nepal Mission Report

NEPAL MISSION MAY 3-15, 2015 In 2014, CardioStart International was invited to assist in building a program introducing pediatric and adult cardiac services to a non-governmental University Hospital in Dhulikhel, Kathmandu. The mission was scheduled to commence on May […]

By |2017-02-01T22:14:39-05:00June 24th, 2015|Blog1, Homepage Featured, Nepal, News, Past Missions|0 Comments

Myanmar Mission Report

Pediatric and Adult Complex Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery PinLon Hospital, & Yankin Children’s Hospital, Yangon, Myanmar March 8 – 22, 2015 CardioStart conducted its first mission to Yangon, Myanmar, during March 2015 under the co-direction of Dr. Bill Zeman and Michael Fullerton RN. The mission focused on adult and pediatric surgery at PinLon Hospital, with a pediatric evaluation of Yankin Children’s Hospital. Myanmar, which has a population of 55 million, was […]

By |2017-02-01T22:14:39-05:00June 21st, 2015|Blog1, Homepage Featured, Myanmar, News, Past Missions|0 Comments

Nepal Disaster

Halifax Health surgeon talks about treating Nepal disaster victims A schoolgirl gives Dr. Farkas bunny ears. CardioStart International provided 13 tents to replace a school destroyed by the earthquakes. By Jim Haug jim.haug@news-jrnl.com Published: Monday, June 8, 2015 at 3:36 p.m. Last Modified: Monday, June 8, 2015 at 3:48 p.m. Dr. Emily Farkas, a thoracic surgeon at Halifax Health, has experienced earthquakes in California and has traveled to many developing countries to provide medical treatment. None of that prepared her for a 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Kathmandu [...]

By |2017-02-01T22:14:40-05:00June 14th, 2015|Homepage Featured, Nepal, News, Recent News|0 Comments

Health Matters

Congratulations to Dr. Aubyn Marath for a successful interview on Health Matters, a segment on WTTA Great 38! Dr. Marath, founder of CardioStart, went on air to answer some frequently asked questions on the lifesaving missions of CardioStart, as well as explaining what you can do to help! Watch the videos below to learn more.              

By |2017-02-01T22:14:40-05:00May 29th, 2015|Homepage Featured, News, Recent News|0 Comments

Margherita Bonfante Scott

Thank You For Your Support A big thanks from Cardiostart to Margherita Bonfante Scott, RN, RDCS, and her friends at the Clayton Rotary in North Carolina! 27 April 2015 Margo Scott, a Clayton Rotarian, works for Cardiostart International that provides medical services to underserved regions of the world. She was scheduled to head to Dhulikel Hospital, Nepal with her team May 1 – 16 on a cardiology and teaching mission. On Saturday, a massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal and neighboring countries, killing more than 3,700 people and injuring thousands of [...]

By |2016-02-07T21:20:11-05:00May 9th, 2015|Blog1, Homepage Featured, Nepal|0 Comments

Dominican Republic 2015

Adult Cardiac & Congenital Heart Surgery Mission Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic   August 9-16, 2015 The International Management Committee representing CardioStart is pleased to announce the mission to Clinica Corazones Unidos Hospital in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.   The 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 |2017-02-01T22:14:41-05:00March 5th, 2015|Dominican Republic, Homepage Featured, News|0 Comments

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