The Eyes

ICHF sends teams of medical volunteers around the globe to perform free heart surgery on children with congenital heart defects in underdeveloped countries. In February, we had a Babyheart Mission to Santiago, Dominican Republic. One of our non-medical volunteers, Janie Odgers, accounts for the experience with the team, the local staff and the many lives […]


A Flat World, Full Hearts….Facebook, Globalization and Technology come together to Mend Baby’s Hearts

ICHF receives thousands of requests for assistance from parents of children with congenital heart defects all over the world.  Babyheart Volunteer OR Nurse, Becca Davenport, had the opportunity to sit with one of these parents and hear her inspirational story of how a group of people from different parts of the world came together to […]


Press Release: International Children’s Heart Foundation Dedicates Two 2013 Medical Missions to Newtown, CT

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (January, 2013)     The International Children’s Heart Foundation wishes to dedicate two upcoming medical missions to the victims of this tragedy and the people of Newtown, CT. This is a dedication to the victims, the families, the first responders, and the people of Newtown. The proposed upcoming Babyheart Mission dedications in 2013 are located […]

And We’re Walking…

Almotasim’s cousin told us that the patient was an active boy. Colette, the Canadian ICU nurse, assured him that the 12 year old was about to be a lot more active. At about eight thirty the previous evening, Almotasim had come up to the ICU from surgery with the usual array of kit and tubing […]