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

Info

Country:
Nigeria
Location:
Ibadan University Hospital Cardio-Vascular Department - National Cardiothoracic Center
Cooperation years:
2016-present
GSD Participants:
IRCCS Policlinico San Donato
Host country's participants:
Federal Ministry of Health of Nigeria, University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, College of Medicine - University of Ibadan, European Heart for Children
Other partners:
Bambini Cardiopatici nel mondo - A.I.C.I. Onlus & European Heart for Children

Project Aim

  • Building of a new National Institute for Cardiovascular disease (Nigerian Ministry of Health and Ibadan University)
  • Building a new Research and Educational Center (Bambini Cardiopatici nel Mondo and European Heart for Children)
  • Patients selection for medical treatment in PSD
  • Local training
  • Scientific exchange  

Background of the Project

  • 40000 children needing cardiac treatment per year (surgical or interventional procedure)
  • 200 children per year are treated in Nigeria
  • 39800 children per year have no chance to be treated locally
  • 10000 adults per year needing cardiac treatment
  • 1000 adults per year are operated on in Nigeria
  • 99000 adults per year have no chance to be treated locally

 

Objectives achieved

  •  3 missions, are treated 5 patients