On its fourth trip to Guyana, the Baby Heart Foundation (BHF) successfully completed cardiac related procedures on 20 children and two adults at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC).This is according to information released from the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) yesterday.In times past,Cheap Adidas NHL Jerseys
, the International Children’s Heart Foundation (ICHF) commonly referred to as the Baby Heart Foundation, has offered unprecedented support towards paediatric heart care at the public health facility.In a statement yesterday, the Public Health Ministry noted that over a two-week period, 16 open heart surgeries and five Cardiac Catheterizations were performed on patients ranging from one year old to 35 years old.“So far, no complications have arisen,Wholesale NFL Jerseys China
, and all 22 persons are recovering well from their respective procedures. Those procedures were done by a 22-member team from the Baby Heart Foundation which worked along with 49 local medical professionals,” the release said.The Baby Heart Foundation team arrived in Guyana on February 27, last and will depart today.The Baby Heart Foundation team included a Perfusionist,Wholesale Jerseys
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, a Perfusionist and six Paediatric residents.According to its website (www.babyheart.org) the Baby Heart Foundation’s mission is to bring the skills, technology and knowledge to cure and care for children with congenital heart disease in developing nations. This, the foundation assures is one regardless of country of origin, race, religion or gender.“Our goal is to make the need for ICHF obsolete. We work towards this goal through our medical mission trips, where we operate on children and educate local healthcare professionals,” the Foundation mission statement asserts.BHF have to date performed 67 cardiac related procedures on Guyanese and is scheduled to make their next trip in June, 2016.In addition to performing Cardiac related procedures,NFL Jerseys Supply
, the foundation has also been helping to build the capacity of the GPHC to cater to paediatric cardiac patients.