Hawa is 10 years old. Her story is very similar to the many we’ve become part of in Sudan and beyond.
EMERGENCY recently conducted its first cardiac screening mission in Somalia.
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the important work that Mona and Hana do every day reminds us of the need to fight for equal access to drugs and medicine for everyone, everywhere.
EMERGENCY’s Salam Centre for Cardiac Surgery is a role model, because every one of the team here is a role model too.”
“Because we believe every heartbeat matters” World Heart Federation – and we might add, it doesn’t matter where it beats or whose heartbeat is.
I take them in my arms as soon as I see them in the ward, when I can, I try to take some pictures so I can also see them again when I’m in Cagliari…waiting for the next call to come.
Miriam and Peace arrived at EMERGENCY’s facility on 31 October and she underwent the corrective open-heart surgery on 8 November. She is now doing very well and has recovered fully.
The cardiologist who visited included Chantal among the patients that may require surgery at the Salam Centre.
We were honoured to receive the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at the Salam Centre