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In Fundahígado 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:

  • The first liver transplant from a living donor of a patient from Costa Rica, this surgery was performed in Venezuelan facilities where the program has now been able to treat hundreds of similar cases successfully.

  • We celebrate the recent agreement reached with the Government of the Republic of Guatemala to implement the training program for local medical personnel.

  • Conversations and bonds with Hospital Plaza de la Salud in Dominican Republic and with Governmental Authorities were established, so we can begin our training program in this country as well.

  • Conversations and bonds with Seguro Social de Perú, were established as a first approach for a prompt implementation of the training program of FundaHígado America.

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

  • FHA articles of incorporation registration 2011
    IRS 501(c) 3 status.

  • Gala Launching FHA New York 2015.

  • Hospital nacional de Niños de Costa Rica-Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social 2015 Visit.

  • First Educational Activity in Central America 2015.

  • 2 Hands on Liver Transplantation Educational Activities in Caracas - Venezuela with Health Care Staff from Hospital de Niños de Costa Rica. 2015.

  • Trasplante de paciente de Costa Rica by Fundahigado Venezuela Team 2015.

  • FundraisingActivity in Miami 2017.

  • Initiation of Educational Program in Peru 2017.

  • Initiation of second educational Program in Central America at Guatemala 2018.

  • Firma de acuerdo con gobierno Guatemalteco.

  • Conversaciones y lazos con Hospital Plaza de la Salud en República Dominicana y con Autoridades del Gobierno.

  • Conversaciones y lazos con Seguro Social de Perú.

  • Programa sustentable y sostenible en Venezuela con 15 años de recorrido.

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 girl, born with congenital liver disease.

HELP CHILDREN IN NEED OF A LIVER TRANSPLANT

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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.