1 IN 100 BABIES ARE BORN WITH A CONGENITAL HEART DEFECT
The Board and some anonymous donors have challenged to match any donations up to $15,000 dollar-for-dollar through the end of March.
Pediatric cardiac surgery programs often tend to exist as part of larger adult cardiac surgery programs and as such do not have access to sufficient funds to purchase required medical equipment. RGOL USA’s medical equipment program provides supports purchases of specialized pediatric cardiac medical devices, instruments, and equipment, such as special surgical eyeglasses, portable echocardiograms, pediatric replacement heart valves, and other lifesaving devices for children.
To this day, doctors from the Bakulev Center can travel to assess children in rural regions thanks to a portable echocardiogram, among other equipment, purchased by RGOL USA’s medical equipment program.