Nine children have life-saving heart surgery in Haiti

The week of November 11th, nine Haitian children had heart surgery in Port-au-Prince; all did well and are back home. More

Haitian medical leaders come together to discuss the future of cardiology

On November 9th, over 50 Haitian experts in cardiology and medicine met in Port-au-Prince to develop a collaborative vision for pediatric and adult cardiology in the country. More

Featured Partner: Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais

Developed by Partners In Health/Zanmi Lasante in collaboration with the Haitian government, the state-of-the-art facility recently opened its doors — and unlocks new possibilities for heart surgery and cardiac care in Haiti. More

The Problem

Each year hundreds of Haitian children die from curable heart conditions. For many more who are still alive, surgery offers the only hope for their survival -- but only a lucky few can get it.

How We're Addressing It

We are building partnerships to scale up the availability of heart surgery, so that every Haitian child with a curable heart condition can access the life-saving treatment they deserve.

How You Can Help

Partners and supporters are critical to this mission. Consider joining us by:
  • Offering financial support to make this work possible
  • Welcoming Haitian patients and families in the US and elsewhere
  • Volunteering your medical and technical skills
  • Supporting our partner organizations

Views From Haiti

"I paid to take my daughter to the doctor in Haiti many times. Our only choice was death... The chance for surgery was a godsend."
-Mother of Maeva (pictured), a 9-year-old cardiac patient
"Your organization has put us on our feet again and changed the lives of so many sick children with heart problems. I appreciate your work very, very much."
-Kerlyne, mother of Rood-Kerry (pictured), age 2

Latest News

  • Jun 11: Rolensky, a baby with a rare circulatory condition was featured in The Boston Globe
  • Jun 1: Our partners at IKF WonderFund in Miami, FL provided life-saving surgeries for three children