Corporate Social Responsibility – Paediatric Heart Mission in Mombasa (2011)

While the eye mission was underway in the Mara, MEAK and volunteer doctors from Guy and St. Thomas Hospital in London were conducting paediatric open heart surgeries at the Mombasa Hospital.

  • This was the first time that open heart surgery was performed at The Mombasa Hospital.
  • They operated sixteen needy children aged between 2 months and 13 years at the Mombasa Hospital.
  • It is estimated that MEAK now carries out 35% of all paediatric cardiac surgery on a welfare basis, in Kenya
  • Heritage Hotels through Voyager Beach Resort hosted the entire team of 16 doctors and nurses free of charge for the duration of the mission.

Watch the video here:

 

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