Healing Little Hearts in Romania

Core Program

Gift of Life International has implemented its fourth Core Program at Grigore Alexandrescu Hospital (GAH) in Bucharest.

The Romanian Ministry of Health and the City of Bucharest have invested in the creation of a state-of-the-art pediatric cardiac unit at GAH which opened in September 2016.

GOLI global partner Save a Child’s Heart (SACH) has provided initial training to Romanian healthcare professionals at the Wolfson Medical Center in Tel Aviv, Israel. This skills transfer will be enhanced during the scheduled training visits to GAH in 2017.

Accomplishments to Date:

51 Children Treated
$581K Invested
4 Training Visits Conducted

Focus for 2018:

Coordinate 3 training visits to GAH

Oversee the opening of the cath lab

Establish a complete Romanian pediatric cardiac team at Grigore Alexandrescu Hospital in Bucharest and empower them to provide care to children in-country with lower-complexity cardiac ailments

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Impact of Your Donation


Could provide regular exams following surgery


Could provide medicines needed to ensure a healthy recovery


Could provide 6 months of nutritional assistance prior to surgery


Could provide one year of nutritional assistance following surgery