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Peru May 2017 Mission Report

HOSPITAL DEL NINOS Lima, Peru May 20-28th 2017 In May, 2017 a CardioStart pediatric cardiac team returned to the Instituto Nacional de Salud del Niño (Children’s) Hospital, Lima, where we had assisted previously OVERA PERIOD SPANNING 20 YEARS, to continue development of the Pediatric Cardiac Development Programs. There remain a large number of children needing evaluation; for several regions, particularly in the interior, tertiary evaluation is still not possible at the moment. The healthcare need continues to be a pressing requirement.   Around 50% of the people of Peru [...]

By | 2017-10-10T22:34:27+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Past Missions, Peru|0 Comments

Peru 2017 Mission Invitation

Lima, Peru MAY 20-28th, 2017 PEDIATRIC AND YOUNG ADULTS We are pleased to announce the 2017 return mission to Lima, Peru.  We invite your participation on the team.  In this mission we will return to the Instituto Nacional de Salud del Niño
 (Children’s) Hospital, Lima, where we assisted previously, to continue development of the Pediatric Cardiac Development Programs.  This mission will focus on advanced surgical/anesthetic/perfusion and nursing/respiratory care practices to improve outcomes for children currently being operated there. GENERAL FEATURES OF THE MISSION All team members [...]

By | 2017-02-07T23:20:57+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Blog1, Peru, Upcoming Missions|0 Comments

Healing Hearts in Peru

I cannot believe we will be celebrating CardioStart’s 11th mission to Honorio Delgado Hospital in Arequipa, Peru, later this month. I clearly remember CardioStart’s first mission.  It really felt like a different world.  The teammates became like family to me in the experience.   Just to add to the new challenges it was the first time I had the responsibility in leading a mission.  My co-leader was my rock though and we got through it together. From housing issues to building an ICU from scratch we learned tremendous lessons, which continue [...]

By | 2017-02-01T22:15:06+00:00 September 18th, 2012|Blog1, Homepage Featured, Peru|0 Comments