WE DID: 22 catheterizations,
9 open-heart surgeries, and 107 screenings and diagnoses
Population of Ethiopia: 100 Million
Free cardiac clinics for children: 1
After surgery ends, the healing begins. After receiving free heart procedures, the children went home with their families to heal.
Israeli and Ethiopian teams workED together to save lives
“For the past year we have been coming to the hospital every few weeks, very worried about what will happen to Bemnet. And today we are told that there is hope and she will undergo a lifesaving catheterization this week. I am so happy and grateful". – Bemnet's Father
On Day 2 we conducted 2 surgeries,
4 catheterizations, and over 30 screenings.
An Ethiopian doctor returns home.
"We try so hard to make it happen for these kids because once they are treated, these kids can live a normal life." – Dr. Yayu Mekonnen
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