During June 7-9, 2013, a screening clinic was held in Romania.
The clinic was in Iasi at the Santa Maria Children’s Hospital in cooperation with Dr. Magda Iorga and led by SACH doctors, Dr. Akiva Tamir, Chief Pediatric Cardiologist, WMC, and Dr. Ilan Cohen, Deputy Director of Pediatric Intensive Care, WMC.
The doctors saw 36 children and determined 18 potential candidates to come to Israel for life-saving heart surgery. As part of this clinic, Dr. Tamir and Dr. Cohen followed up on 8 past patients as well.
The treatment by SACH of children from Romania and the facilitation of the cardiology clinic is in cooperation with Rotary Club of Romania and Republic of Moldova – District 2241 and Rotary Club of Israel – District 2490.
SACH’s activities in Romania are also co-sponsored by the Botnar Foundation in Switzerland.