ICHF: Healing Hearts in Honduras


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Editors Note:

I have had the pleasure of getting to know Brian C. Forsberg MPH CCP, the team of ICHF, and interviewing Dr. Bill Novick over that past couple of years. 

The “BabyHeart” blog is in my opinion, a very well written and insightful effort that brings us to the front lines of perfusion at it’s rawest and best.

I would like to share with you a link to an amazing story, that I hope you will take the time to read and participate in as well 🙂

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Healing Hearts in Honduras



After a six hour flight from the headquarters of ICHF in Memphis, TN, the plane touches down in the mountainous terrain of Honduras. The remnants of a wrecked flight still lie at the end of the infamous runway of Tegucigalpa’s international airport. The air smells of smoke and citrus, as members of our Babyheart team make their way from the airport to the hotel to rest before the start of another mission in Honduras, at the Hospital de Tórax.

Volunteers from all parts of the world mingle with each other in the lobby, as their anxiousness begins to fade from the calming effect the professionalism and leadership of veteran volunteers.

Most ICHF trips adjourn in two weeks, but this trip is unique in that it will be a three-week-long mission in Tegucigalpa.

To continue reading this amazing story click this link.

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