Bambini Cardiopatici nel mondo A.I.C.I. Onlus in Mozambique

Info

Country:
Mozambique
Location:
Mozambique
Cooperation years:
2011 - present
GSD Participants:
IRCCS Policlinico San Donato
Host country's participants:
Instituto Nacional do Coração in Maputo
Other partners:
Bambini Cardiopatici nel mondo - A.I.C.I. Onlus & la chaine de l'espoir-France & the Cardiac Center in Shisong - Cameroon

Project Aim

  • 2/3 surgical missions per year
  • Meetings and workshops for on-site scientific exchange
  • Training program in collaboration with the Cardiac Center in Shisong - Cameroon
  • On-site training program for performing complex operations during surgical missions
  • Transfer of urgent and complex patients to the IRCCS Policlinico San Donato

Background of the Project

To reduce infant mortality rate due to congenital heart disease (infant mortality rate was 77% in 2012)

Objectives achieved

1 operating mission, 9 patients operated on site & 2 scholarships distributed over 2 years (2016-2018).