Bambini Cardiopatici nel mondo - A.I.C.I. Onlus


Shisong - Saint Elizabeth Catholic General Hospital
Cooperation years:
GSD Participants:
IRCCS Policlinico San Donato
Italian Agency for Development Cooperation
Implementing agency:
Bambini Cardiopatici nel mondo A.I.C.I. Onlus
Other partners:
"Cuore Fratello Onlus Franciscan Sisters Bressanone Italy "

Project Aim

  • Realization of 4 surgical missions per year
  • Training program for medical and paramedical local personnel
  • To continue with 2 surgical missions per year
  • Educational program on site during the clinical activity or at IRCCS Policlinico San Donato


Background of the Project

  • 2500 children needing cardiac treatment per year (surgical or interventional procedure)
  • 150 children per year are treated in Cameroon currently
  • 2350 children per year have no chance to be treated locally


Objectives achieved

53 missions, and treated 547 patients