How Virtual Training Helps Our Partners in Brazil Save Children

One year ago, a 12-year-old Maria Fernanda from Brazil received her new heart. The first thing she asked after recovery was to go to one of the beautiful Brazilian beaches. When she was first seen at our partner Hospital da Criança e Maternidade (HCM) a few months prior to her surgery, she was in severe … Continued

Welcome to Our Board, Fernanda Kattar Petto and Connie White Delaney

“We are excited to have Fernanda and Connie join our board of directors. They are recognized as visionary leaders in their fields and their expertise is very valuable to us at the time when we are adapting to a changing environment and pivoting our business and programs model, to continue to support our global partners … Continued

Our Center of Excellence in Malaysia Helps Improve Cardiac Programs in Several Countries

This is the third in a series of posts featuring Children’s HeartLink Centers of Excellence. These hospitals became regional training centers after enhancing their own pediatric cardiac programs with the help of our medical volunteers. Our Centers of Excellence in India, Malaysia and China commit to training pediatric cardiac specialists from low-resource regions. This is … Continued

3D Heart Models: “Unique Opportunity to Get Hands-On Experience”

We are excited when our global partners benefit from technologies in education. Five junior surgeons from our partner hospitals in India and Vietnam completed an online simulation-based hands-on surgical training (HOST), focused on the repair of Tetralogy of Fallot. This course was organized by our medical volunteer partner The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto. Surgical … Continued