ICHF board member travels with medical team

Saturday April 26, 2008 05:14:56 PM

Bret Rodriguez, ICHF board member, visitsIt's an exciting time in the Dominican Republic as its new cardiac care center nears completion. Bret Rodriguez, an ICHF board member, accompanied the medical team on their April 2008 trip. He visited the children and their families before and after surgery.




 Bret, Dr. Ramirez and Pedro Rosario

During the trip he met with Barcardi's country manager, Mr. Pedro Rosario and the president of ProCigars Dominican Republic, Mr. Hendrik Keltner to finalize plans for their participation in the Taste of Caribe, ICHF's spring fund raiser.



He also met with Santiago cardiac doctors Dr. Ramirez, the center's director, Dr. April, 2008 Santiago, Dominican RepublicYssacc Herrera, and the nursing staff who are being trained by ICHF. The group picture to the right shows the medical team, the parents and the 15 chidren who received a new lease on life this trip. They were interviewed by ten local radio and TV stations.