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


Tunis, Sousse, Sfax
Cooperation years:
1993 - present
GSD Participants:
IRCCS Policlinico San Donato
Host country's participants:
Hopital universitaire la Rabta, Hopital Charles Nicolle de Neonatologie, Hopital d’Enfants, Hopital Militaire Universitaire (Ministère de la Defense de la République Tunisienne)
Other partners:
Gruppo San Donato, Bambini Cardiopatici nel mondo - A.I.C.I. Onlus , European Heart for Children

Project Aim

  • Surgical missions (3/4 / 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 ; 4. donation and set up of the fisrt Cath Lab dedicated exculisively to Children in Tunisia. 

Background of the Project

Objectives achieved

 64 missions,  treated around 1000 patients, including 1000  in Gruppo San Donato Hospitals. 
15 Scholared trained doctors