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Caribbean Heart Menders Associate

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Causes: Community Health Systems, Health, Health Support, Heart & Circulatory System Diseases & Disorders

Mission: Our mission is to provide medical, surgical and interventional cardiac services for children who are affected by congenital and acquired heart diseases, and to establish centers of excellence for pediatric heart surgery within our host of countries.

Programs: The caribbean heart menders association conducted a very successful cardia catherization and surgical mission to the bustamante hospital for children in kingston jamaica. A total of 12 patients received intervention by open-heart surgery or cardiac catheterization and in addition 15 patients were evaluated for a total of 27 patients receiving care by our team. The goal of our mission was not only to perform heart surgery and catheterizations but more importantly to work closely with the local team and assist them as they assumed the role of primary caretakers of the patients and we assumed the role of mentors. We were able to achieve our goals. Strengthening of pediatric cardiac care program at the bustamante hospital for children, jamaica careers in health care.

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