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Pediatric Cardiac Surgery in the Dominican Republic: How and Why?

Pediatric Cardiac Surgery in the Dominican Republic: How and Why?

Dr. Rodrigo Soto, Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon and Gift of Life International Clinical Consultant gave the keynote address at the 28th Dominican Congress of Cardiology in June 2021.  Click the link to view the PowerPoint Presentation...
Gift of Life Provided Care for 29 Kosovar children during our recent Training Visit

Gift of Life Provided Care for 29 Kosovar children during our recent Training Visit

Radio Television of Kosovo proudly broadcasts directly from the University Clinical Center of Kosovo (UCCK) while 29 Kosovar children receive care for their heart ailments during the Gift of Life International Training Visit in April...
President Jahjaga received Mr. Robert Raylman, Executive Director of “Gift of Life International”

President Jahjaga received Mr. Robert Raylman, Executive Director of “Gift of Life International”

President of the Republic of Kosovo, Mrs. Atifete Jahjaga, received today at a meeting Mr. Robert Raylman, Executive Director of “Gift of Life International, accompanied by Prof. Dr. Mazllum Belegu, Director of “Gift of Life...
Healing Hearts in Kosovo During a Pandemic

Healing Hearts in Kosovo During a Pandemic

The first 5 surgeries were performed on children with heart defects in the Cardiac Surgery Clinic, also 10 stentings were performed, vasodilation in children, within the Invasive Cardiology. These services were performed in support of...
Healing Little Hearts in The Dominican Republic

Healing Little Hearts in The Dominican Republic

CEDIMAT successfully performs cardiology procedure on child Pictured are: Dr. Juan León, Dr. Rebeca Pérez, Dr. Rodrigo Soto. SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic.-A five-year-old boy diagnosed with complex Tetralogy of Fallot underwent interventional cardiac catheterization for...
More Great Stories from the Gift of Life Book

More Great Stories from the Gift of Life Book

Get your copy today https://giftoflifeinternational.kindful.com/?campaign=1110094 [embed]https://youtu.be/LlDlgtu7kdU[/embed] [embed]https://youtu.be/X7W8y1gTH4g[/embed] [embed]https://youtu.be/6Sw2DnGrEpo[/embed] [embed]https://youtu.be/TJ4qPZrHRJs[/embed] [embed]https://youtu.be/BOjyUA1tZlM[/embed]  
Gift of Life Founder Robbie Donno gives his perspective on our First-Ever Gift of Life book

Gift of Life Founder Robbie Donno gives his perspective on our First-Ever Gift of Life book

Gift of Life Founder Robbie Donno gives his perspective on our First-Ever Gift of Life book and how it captures the evolution of Gift of Life as a humanitarian program! [embed]https://youtu.be/QRdeC0bnV6Q[/embed] Click here to Get your...
Gift of Life Book Now Available

Gift of Life Book Now Available

The first-ever Gift of Life Book has been published and is now available for purchase. Don't miss your chance to own a copy of this one-of-a-kind Limited Edition book – Read first hand, emotionally moving...
Gift of Life International Commemorative Journal 2020

Gift of Life International Commemorative Journal 2020

View the Gift of Life International Commemorative Journal honouring our Founder, Robbie Donno, for his 45 years of love and dedication to healing little hearts around the world.  A man committed to Touching Lives...Theirs and...
Opinion: It’s time to end neocolonialism in global surgery

Opinion: It’s time to end neocolonialism in global surgery

Gift of Life International has been promoting local empowerment through partnerships and building sustainable pediatric cardiac programs in emerging countries since 2009.  Please read this article about how Covid-19 has changed global surgery.  Click here...
Rotary International Director Elect Valarie Wafer

Rotary International Director Elect Valarie Wafer

Rotary International Director Elect Valarie Wafer Sending A Virtual heartfelt hug For many families who are waiting for surgery and have children with compromised immune system
Uganda Heart Mission in the Midst of World Crisis

Uganda Heart Mission in the Midst of World Crisis

Ugandan children with Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) receive lifesaving treatment in the midst of a global pandemic.  https://thoracicsurgeryfoundation.org/ugandaheartmission/ Pictured here is 9-year-old Patricia who was one of the recipients of this lifesaving mission in the...
The Gift of Life During the Covid-19 pandemic

The Gift of Life During the Covid-19 pandemic

The health and wellbeing of our volunteers and the population we serve is always of paramount importance to us. During the Covid-19 pandemic, we have been forced to postpone several mission trips.   We do...
African teen on LI for heart surgery

African teen on LI for heart surgery

For years, Ambrus Correa felt exhausted every time he played his favorite sport, soccer, in his homeland of Gambia in Africa. He would wheeze and feel weak. Eventually doctors discovered what was ailing him: he...
Healing the Hearts of 45 Children

Healing the Hearts of 45 Children

The conference, in partnership with International Gift of Life (GOLI), Rotary International and the “Beating for You” foundation, takes place from November 11 to 25 at the Dr. Robert Reid Cabral children's hospital. Forty-five poor...
BIG Thank You to the Pinkertons!

BIG Thank You to the Pinkertons!

Long time Gift of Life International supporters, The Pinkertons donated $5,000 to sponsor the two children in their photos.
Vassar College Varsity Baseball Team Helps Heal Hearts

Vassar College Varsity Baseball Team Helps Heal Hearts

A Heartfelt thank you to the Vassar College Community and, especially, the Vassar College Varsity Baseball Team for helping raise the awareness of the Global Crisis of Congenital Heart Disease. Their amazing efforts will bring...
Romania: Laura’s Gift of Life International Story

Romania: Laura’s Gift of Life International Story

When Laura's mother found out she had a hole in her heart, the options were limited. Thanks to Gift of Life International, Laura was able to get the life saving surgery she needed.  
Gift of Life Reception at the Rotary International Convention in Hamburg

Gift of Life Reception at the Rotary International Convention in Hamburg

Joined by many supporters including 2018-19 Rotary International President Barry Rassin. [gallery link="file" size="medium" ids="3601,3602,3603,3604,3605,3606,3610,3607"] Videos: Click to watch Barry Rassin's speech Robbie Donno's speech  
Barefoot and Black Tie Beach Party 2019

Barefoot and Black Tie Beach Party 2019

Cocktails, Gourmet Food, Dancing to a Steel Band, Watching the sun set over Long Island Sound. Dress to Impress -Creative Black Tie, Bow Ties, Bermuda Shorts, Cocktail Dresses When: Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 6...
Why Do We Do What We Do? Healing Little Hearts Together

Why Do We Do What We Do? Healing Little Hearts Together

Listen to why members of our volunteer and medical teams work with Gift of Life International to save little hearts around the world. Get Involved Today
Rotary, Gift of Life train VSMMC in heart surgery

Rotary, Gift of Life train VSMMC in heart surgery

SAVING CHILDREN. Dr. Rodrigo Soto (right) of Gift of Life International, with Rotary Club of Cebu’s treasurer Walter Cang (second from right) and immediate past president Bing Martinez (second from left), and Rotarian Mike Edinburn...
Rotary Club, Le Bonheur provide gift for children around the world

Rotary Club, Le Bonheur provide gift for children around the world

Zanick Masters is a typical 1-year-old. He’s curious, playful and making up words as he explores the world around him, but just two weeks ago, he was fighting for his life at a hospital in...
Bustamante Hospital Mending Little Hearts Without Scars

Bustamante Hospital Mending Little Hearts Without Scars

Cardiologist, Dr. John Thompson (left), who participated in the recent Chain of Hope Mission at the Bustamante Hospital for Children, with patient Sanjay Johnson following a cardiac catheterisation procedure that was performed on Sanjay in...
Bustamante Children’s Hospital to Open Cardiac Centre

Bustamante Children’s Hospital to Open Cardiac Centre

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A cardiac centre is be officially opened at the Bustamante Hospital for Children next Monday. The state-of-the-art facility will be equipped with a Catheterisation Laboratory (Cath lab), operating room and an intensive...
Over 500 Children Need Heart Surgery

Over 500 Children Need Heart Surgery

Over 500 children suffering from heart conditions are currently in need of different medical procedures. According to Dr. Michael Oketcho, a consultant cardiovascular surgeon, majority of patients require open heart surgery, while a few need...
Rotarians donate 1 Billion Shillings for Free Heart Surgeries

Rotarians donate 1 Billion Shillings for Free Heart Surgeries

Four Ugandan Rotary Clubs donate to a $272,500 Rotary Global Grant to support pediatric cardiac surgeries at the Uganda Heart Institute for 150 children in need. http://www.pmldaily.com/news/2018/12/rotarians-donate-shs1-billion-for-free-heart-surgeries.html
Salvadoran kids get life-saving surgery in honor of slain Brentwood teens

Salvadoran kids get life-saving surgery in honor of slain Brentwood teens

LONG ISLAND — The parents of two teens murdered in Brentwood spoke with the family of a little boy in El Salvador whose life has been saved in honor of their daughters. Evelyn Rodriguez and...
Families of teens in alleged MS-13 slayings: ‘We have a purpose in this world’

Families of teens in alleged MS-13 slayings: ‘We have a purpose in this world’

A fundraising effort in memory of the Long Island girls paid for lifesaving heart surgery for two young children in El Salvador. The parents of two Brentwood teens killed in 2016 — allegedly at the...
Enugu Sports Club Host Cultural Night in honour of Gift of Life International After Successful Open Heart Surgeries on Ten Patients

Enugu Sports Club Host Cultural Night in honour of Gift of Life International After Successful Open Heart Surgeries on Ten Patients

Enugu Sports Club 1929 in line with the New Vision for the Club and in collaboration with District 9142 Rotary International, hosted a Cultural Night in honour of Gift of Life International Medical Team from...
Gift of Life to Speak at Leadership Development Summit Rotary Zones 28 & 29 September 27, 2018

Gift of Life to Speak at Leadership Development Summit Rotary Zones 28 & 29 September 27, 2018

Rotary District 6630 Newsletter announces that GOLI CEO, Rob Raylman will speak at Leadership Development Summit for Rotary Zones 28 & 29 in regards to healing more than 30,000 little hearts around the world while...
Murdock Rotary Club Helps Save Lives

Murdock Rotary Club Helps Save Lives

Murdock Rotary Club makes a difference and donates to help save the lives of children with heart disease. Gift of Life International initiatives are supported by 241 Rotary Clubs and 52 Rotary Districts around the...
Ugandan Child Jordan Gets New Lease on Life

Ugandan Child Jordan Gets New Lease on Life

Mukhaye Jane from Uganda was on cloud nine when she got to see her son Jordan Mugambe preparing to celebrate his second birthday by cutting his favourite chocolate cake at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) on Thursday....
The Evolution of Gift of Life Rotary District 7230

The Evolution of Gift of Life Rotary District 7230

The Rotarian-based Gift of Life (GOL) program is alive and well in Rotary District 7230. As one of the 81 affiliated programs in the Global Network of GOL, GOL 7230 has evolved into one of...
Making Strides Forward in Romania

Making Strides Forward in Romania

Huge strides forward were made during the January 2018 Training mission to Grigore Alexandrescu Hospital in Bucharest where 18 children were treated for their heart ailments. Additionally, the Romanian pediatric cardiac team successfully completed their...
Media Coverage from Romania

Media Coverage from Romania

View media coverage direct from Romania in regards to the October 2017 Training Mission to Grigore Alexandrescu Hospital in Bucharest where 11 children were treated for their heart ailments. This was all made possible thanks...
Inauguration of pediatric cardiac ICU in El Salvador Video

Inauguration of pediatric cardiac ICU in El Salvador Video

https://youtu.be/fgpZsuSznG8
Media coverage of ICU Inauguration by Orbita TV

Media coverage of ICU Inauguration by Orbita TV

https://youtu.be/bSn8lwG8A8M https://youtu.be/bf1lKmWG69Y
ICU Inauguration coverage from Telenoticias 21

ICU Inauguration coverage from Telenoticias 21

https://youtu.be/t8ebcE0J4Fg
First Intensive Care Unit inaugurated at Bloom Hospital

First Intensive Care Unit inaugurated at Bloom Hospital

Please click this link to view media coverage from the inauguration: http://orbitatv.com/social/inauguran-primera-unidad-cuidados-intensivos-hospital-bloom/