Marie Curie Children‘s Hospital
Bucharest / Romania

At Marie Curie Children’s Hospital we establish the first paediatric cardiac surgery in the south of Romania as a joint project with Bambini Cardiopatici nel Mondo. The operating theatre and a 5-bed intensive care unit were built by our local partner organisation Inima Copiilor. In 2015 we performed more than 170 procedures, mostly on neonates and infants.

Cardiovascular Centre Medical University
of Iasi / Romania

At Cardiovascular Centre Medical University of Iasi (near the border to Moldowa), we provide assistance by setting up the paediatric cardiac intensive care unit. In 2015 we performed four missions in cooperation with surgeons from Bambini Cardiopatici nel Mondo.

Giza El Agouza Hospital and Cairo University Hospital / Egypt

At Giza El Agouza Hospital as well as at the University Children’s Hospital we support the local paediatric cardiac surgery departments in regular common missions with our Italian colleagues from Bambini Cardiopatici nel Mondo. We focus on complex heart defects and neonatal cardiac surgeries. Last year we performed more than 50 procedures in four missions.

Fan National University Hospital Dakar / Senegal

The Paediatric Cardiac Centre at Fan National University Hospital is a joint project of all organizations which are united as Chaîne de l‘Espoir Europe. In common missions we participate with intensive care teams. A new centre is currently being constructed. Our target is to establish an Centre of Excellence which will serve as a teaching hospital for the whole region of West Africa.

French Medical Institute for Children
Kabul / Afghanistan

This unique children hospital was founded in 2006 by our French parent organization La Chaîne de l‘Espoir and is managed by the Aga Khan Development Net-work. Since 2009 we participate in the fields of paediatric cardiac anaesthesia and critical care. Annually more than 250 paediatric cardiac surgeries are performed and more than 1,200 children are treated in the intensive care unit.

Paediatric Cardiac Centre at the University Hospital
Damascus / Syria

At the Paediatric Cardiac Centre at the University Hospital we support the local colleagues by per-forming complex surgeries, in common missions with Bambini Cardiopatici nel Mondo. Due to the civil war there is not only a lack of trained staff, but also the supply of essential drugs is not guaranteed.

Gardens’s Hospital
Amman / Jordan

At Gardens’s Hospital, we have been hiring an operating room and a 6- beds intensive care unit as a joint project with La Chaîne de l’Espoîr and Bambini Cardiopatici nel Mondo. In regular international missions, we perform paediatric cardiac surgeries on Syrian refugee children.

St. Elizabeth Catholic General Hospital
Kumbo / Shisong, Cameroon

The St. Elizabeth Catholic General Hospital in the Northwest Province of Cameroon has been a mission hospital for over 70 years. Since 2016, we are involved in setting up this unique paediatric cardiac center centre which was founded by our Italian partner Bambini Cardiopatici nel Mondo.

Further projects

Port-au-Prince /
Haiti Eartquake

Rescue operation with La Chaine de l‘Espoir, France.

Ibn Al Bitar Cardiac Centre
Bagdad / Iraq

Paediatric cardiac missions with La Chaine de l‘Espoir, France.

Dohuk Azadi Heart Centre / Iraqi Kurdistan

Paediatric cardiac missions with Bambini Cardiopatici nel Mondo.

Aswan Heart Centre /
Egypt

At the Aswan Heart Centre we support the paediatric cardiac critical care unit by education programs and access to inter-national experience exchange.