Welcome to Our Board, Tom Armitage and John Babitt

“We are thrilled to have Tom and John join our board,” says Jackie Boucher, president of Children’s HeartLink. “Both of them have knowledge, expertise and connections that will benefit our organization, and they will be wonderful champions for our mission and work.”                   Tom Armitage     … Continued

Interpreter Livia Cais Plays Central Role in our Training in Brazil

Professional and sought-after interpreter Livia Cais has been a volunteer interpreter for Children’s HeartLink in Brazil since 2008. She is equally at home interpreting in the operating room and ICU as for a crowd at a full stadium, for events as diverse as World Cup Soccer matches and large gatherings with motivational speakers. Her simultaneous … Continued

Janushika’s First-of-its-Kind Surgery in India

Janushika with her parents   During the COVID-19 pandemic and a full lockdown in India in April, a baby girl named Janushika was born and underwent a rare and challenging open heart surgery. At the time of surgery, she was just 8 days old and weighed only 2.2 kilograms (4.8 pounds). She had to be … Continued