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In Fundahigado America we have harvested several achievements that serve as motivation to keep carrying out our task with more pride and conviction.

These are the most important achievements that we can highlight:

 

COSTA RICA

    • FHA helped reactivate the living donor pediatric liver transplant program in Costa Rica. A surgery that served as a training activity, was performed in Venezuelan facilities where the program has now been able to treat hundreds of similar cases successfully.
      • 2 Hands on Liver Transplantation Educational Activities in Caracas - Venezuela with Health Care Staff from Hospital de Niños de Costa Rica, 2015.
      • Transplant of patient from Costa Rica by Fundahigado Venezuela Team, 2015.
      • Hospital nacional de Niños de Costa Rica-Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social 2015 Visit.

 

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

    • We celebrate our bond with HGPS in Dominican Republic. Along the past few years they have been training to perform live donor pediatric liver transplant and are very close to performing their first, with FHA’s help, to later be able to treat their own patients.
      • Conversations and alliance with Hospital Plaza de la Salud in Dominican Republic and government authorities.  
      • Candidate for first pediatric live donor liver transplant in DR was already identified. 

 

GUATEMALA

    • Conversations with Guatemala are ongoing. FHA will soon visit to identify educational needs, and provide them training so they can perform their first pediatric live donor liver transplant.
      • Initiation of second educational Program in Central America at Guatemala 2018.
      • Signed agreement with the government of Guatemala.

 

EL SALVADOR

    • FHA recently traveled to El Salvador, from whom complete government support was achieved. FHA is working on starting during 2021 their educational program having already previously identified their requirements.

 

VENEZUELA

    • A sustainable Program in Venezuela with over 15 years of experience as a Pilot program, where dozens of successful liver transplants have been practiced.

 

GENERAL FACTS

    • FHA articles of incorporation registration 2011 IRS 501(c)3 status.
    • Gala Launching FHA New York, 2015.
    • First Educational Activity in Central America, 2015.
    • Fundraising Activity in Miami, 2017.
    • Virtual Town Hall FHA, 2020.
    • Virtual Silent Auction, November 2020.
    • FHA was featured by ShopBop January Iteration spotlighting PortdeBras, January 2020. 
    • FHA is working on the development of an APP that will provide online education for the first phases of liver transplant training, 2021. 

 

Patient stories

Making the knowledge and training associated with pediatric liver transplantation accessible to medical centers in underprivileged countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Elías

Elías is a young adolescent with an advanced liver disease

Génesis

Génesis is 3 years old and was born in Costa Rica with a congenital liver disease. 

Jin

Jin received a segment of his father´s liver in May 2015.

Dianny

Dianny is an 8 year-old girl, born with congenital liver disease.

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Making the knowledge and training associated with pediatric liver transplantation accessible to medical centers in underprivileged countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Making the knowledge and training associated with pediatric liver transplantation accessible to medical centers in underprivileged countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.