KOCHI,

INDE

 

Mission 2013

In 2013, the spiritual leader Amma, who founded the "Embracing the World" NGO, called on The Heart Fund to provide support and expertise for children suffering from congenital cardiopathies.

 

The Heart Fund created a partnership with the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences hospital and Dr. Kumar's Department of Pediatric Cardiology to set up a program for screening isolated rural areas and providing heart surgery and pediatric heart transplants.

INDIA

The Heart Fund supports the development of the

first pediatric heart transplant program in India

ASIA

 

My thanks to The Heart Fund for your major supportin the development of heart transplants.

—  AMMA 
SRI MMATA AMRITANANADAMAYI DEVI

POPULATION

 

Overall population:    1,230,000,000

GDP per inhabitant:   $1,595

Births per year:          28 million

HEART DISEASES

 

Prevalence of CHD:                 6 - 8/1000

Number of CHD:                      180,000

Prevalence of RHD:                 1.5 - 2/1000

Patients with RHD:                   2 - 2.5 million

Annual mortality due to RHD:  294,000

Prevalence of HTA:                  270 - 330/1000

Patients with HTA:                    33.1 million

HEALTH SYSTEM

 

Cardiac surgery center:     1 / 12,300,000

Heart surgery:                    1 - 1,025,000 (1200)

Cathlab:                              1 / 1,500,000

Cardiologist:                        1 - 307,000 (4000)

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ACTIONS

Screening

of children with

heart defect

Cardiac surgery

for children with heart defects

Equipment

for heart transplant and diagnosis

Medical 
program
 

RESULTS 2015

420 enfants

screened in teh rural areas of Kerala

20 children

operated on

Echocardiogram

and CBP pump

Pediatric heart transplant

GOALS 2016

1 000 children

screened

50 children

operated on

Telemedicine

plateform

1st heart transplant 

 

IMPACT :

750

benefit directly and indirectly from The Heart Fund programs (patients, families, medical personnel)

PARTNERS

 

 

FOUNDATION

Embracing the World

 

HOSPITALS

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences

 

SUPPORT

"Amma" Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi

 

BENEFACTOR

Philanthropy Capital

 

 

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