We are proud to introduce a new collaborator, who will be a key player for our Spirit of Love heart program. As a new element of the Salvatierra Hospital and together with the Ministry of Health and other local foundations such …
Since 2004, we had sent 25 children to receive life-saving medical care (not related to cancer) in the United States. The majority of them received heart surgeries and other therapeutic procedures for CHD at Omaha Children’s Hospital and Medical Center (OCHMC).
In 2013, the first open heart surgery in the state of Baja California Sur was performed by Dr. James Hammel, from OCHMC and his team in the ISSSTE Hospital in La Paz. Later that year, a second surgical mission was done in Salvatierra Hospital.
Since June, 2013 and until April, 2016, 7 surgical rounds were performed in BCS by a collaborating team of Mexican and American doctors for a total of 81 surgeries on 78 children.