Nepal 2015 Mission Report

CARDIAC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM NEPAL MISSION NOVEMBER 23-DECEMBER 4, 2015 After a stuttering start with the May 2015 mission interrupted by the massive earthquake disaster CardioStart was finally able to start the surgical mission at Kathmandu University Hospital, Dhulikhel, Nepal on its return visit later in the year. This mission was not without its challenges, too. India’s political and effective trade blockade limited fuel and supply delivery to Nepal, impacting on transportation and the daily living conditions for most people in the country. A one-day strike also delayed outreach and hospital [...]

By |2017-02-01T22:14:31-05:00January 19th, 2016|Blog1, Homepage Featured, Nepal, News, Past Missions|0 Comments

Nepal Update

WHAT WE LEAVE BEHIND ​Here at CardioStart we not only analyze our performance on our patients but also, what did we leave behind? We bring in medical staff from all over the world as part of our team, and together we aim to leave behind the ability to move forth after we leave, and to teach others how to advance the care they give. And for that, nothing gives us a higher honor than to hear that we not only affected the lives of the patients we were able to see, but also the hospitals and [...]

By |2015-08-04T21:42:32-04:00August 4th, 2015|Nepal, News, Recent 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

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

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

Nepal Mission 2015 Update!

On April 25, 2015 a massive earthquake, registering at 7.8, struck Nepal outside of Kathamandu, with aftershocks rippling as far as to Pakistan and Bangladesh. This powerful earthquake demolished a great deal of the country and many people are in dire need. As CardioStart International was already scheduled to be there on a mission, we will continue our humanitarian efforts, and provide heart related medical care as well as emergency medical relief for the affected people. Due to the situation, many aspects of the mission have now changed. […]

By |2017-02-01T22:14:41-05:00May 9th, 2015|Blog1, Nepal, News, Recent News|0 Comments

Nepal Invitation 2015

MISSION INVITATION DHULIKHEL HOSPITAL/KATHMANDU UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, NEPAL May 3-16, 2015   You are cordially invited to participate in the 2015 inaugural mission to Dhulikhel Hospital in Nepal. This 225-bed community supported hospital is expanding services to 2.5 million Nepalese to include full cardiac services. The cardiology department is currently providing angiograms and newly begun interventional cardiology procedures in-house. They are now prepared to begin a full cardiac surgery program and have asked for the support of CardioStart International. The local team members have acquired some early education in their areas [...]

By |2017-02-01T22:14:42-05:00January 19th, 2015|Blog1, Homepage Featured, Nepal|0 Comments

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