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TeamHeart, Inc.

Org #17203
Vetted since 2014 Site Visit Verified
2007
year founded
$29,332
raised on GlobalGiving
2
years fundraising
0
projects funded

Mission

Working in partnership with the Rwandan Ministry of Health, and the Rwanda Heart Foundation, TeamHeart will address the burden of cardiac disease: Through surgical development trips, TeamHeart will address the suffering of adolescents and young adults afflicted with advanced rheumatic heart disease in Rwanda with life saving surgical intervention. To work with the medical and nursing staff Rwanda to build a sustainable regional center of excellence in cardiac care. To increase the identification of disease though capacity building, provide appropriate post operative follow up care. To prevent advanced rheumatic heart disease through a combined effort of surveillance, prevention, educatio... read more

Projects (1)

Team Heart
Rwanda / Health
 
Project Leaders
Team Heart
Team Heart
Team
Jeanne Umuhire, Jessica Sewase
Organization Information
PO Box 70
Waban, MA 02468
United States
617-454-4355

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #2766375121
Organization Information
PO Box 70
Waban, MA 02468
United States
617-454-4355

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #2766375121

Project Reports

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May 6, 2019
A cardiac center...needed desperately!
Rwanda makes much-needed changes in leadership to provide a center to house specialty cardiac care during our most recent trip. As the death rates decrease for TB and malaria, NCD diseases are on the...
Feb 21, 2019
Planning for 2019 Surgical Mission to Kigali
Our surgical development trip begins with the first 7 members of the screening team meeting the Rwanda cardiology team for a long hard week of patient evaluations. Each patient has previously been...
Oct 23, 2018
Regine finds help when needed most.
In 2012, Regine, an orphan  came to the attention of Team Heart screening team. Shy, with a sweet and trusting smile and speaking almost no English, she could not lie flat to be examined by...
 
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