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


Cooperation years:
1993 - present
GSD Participants:
IRCCS Policlinico San Donato
Host country's participants:
Police Hospital Agouza of Cairo Cairo University – Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Tanta University, El Minya University, Sohaj University, Eni Foundation
Italian Agency for Development Cooperation
Implementing agency:
Bambini Cardiopatici nel mondo A.I.C.I. Onlus
Other partners:
Bambini Cardiopatici nel mondo - A.I.C.I. Onlus & AISPO & The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Project Aim

  • Surgical missions (6/yr)
  • Training program for medical and paramedical local personnel (SCHOLARSHIPS) 
  • Creation of local Network in cooperation with IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Bambini Cardiopatici nel Mondo and (Eni Foundation) AISPO

Background of the Project

To reduce infant mortality rate due to congenital heart disease - 3000 chilren with congenital heart disease per year, of which 77% don't have a possibility of being treated locally

Objectives achieved

79 missions, treated 637 patients, 99 scholared trained doctors

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