Transforming Lives: Empowering Pediatric Cardiologists Trained in Echocardiography to Address Congenital Heart Disease Globally

Meet Franciele, a pediatric cardiologist training in echocardiography training in Spain from June 2023 to December 2023 with the support of SOH and Hospital Gregorio Maranon in Spain. In a world where every heartbeat matters, the role of a pediatric cardiologist trained in echocardiography is undeniably crucial. The early diagnosis of congenital heart disease (CHD) […]

Surgical Mission to Paraguay

In April, a team of 17 individuals from Spain, 1 from Nicaragua, 2 representatives from Surgeons of Hope and one from Mending Kids, devoted a week of their time to participate in a life-saving mission. From April 15-22, the team conducted surgeries and catherizations on over 30 children aged between 2 months and 17 years […]

Surgical Mission to Costa Rica

Surgeons of Hope’s returned to Costa Rica after a 3-year hiatus because of the pandemic. A medical team from Chicago, led by Dr. Luca Vricella arrived in Costa Rica on February 12, 2023 and performed  corrective surgeries for congenital heart defects on six children at the Hospital Nacional de Niños in San Jose, Costa Rica. […]

Surgical Mission to Paraguay

Surgeons of Hope’s first surgical mission after the pandemic was a success. A medical team from France, led by Dr. Dominique Metras, arrived in Paraguay on December 11, 2022 and perfomed  corrective surgeries for congenital heart defects on nine children at the Hospital Pediátrico “Niños de Acosta Ñu” in San Lorenzo. The team consisted of […]