NEWS & EVENTS

Follow the posts of the FOB Mission Teams as they report on their travels and experiences.  If you would like to receive these posts (eJournals) by email, please contact Katie at katie@fobf.org.

NEWS: Barnabas Blog e-Journals

February 14, 2015

Today, Friday, February 13, will be the final day of surgeries for this Little Hearts Project surgical team. Making a quick visit through the hospital this morning, I found Elvin, Nelsy and Baby Karla resting comfortably in the ICU.  Upstairs, in the step...

February 12, 2015

This Little Hearts Project team is comprised of 28 individuals from Dallas, Denver, Nashville, Guatemala, Mexico and Richmond and more than a dozen Hondurans. The team never loses sight of the enormous challenges present in pediatric cardiac care, whether...

February 11, 2015

By mid-morning Tuesday, all of Monday’s surgical patients had been moved to the step-down pediatric unit to continue their recovery. Going into Tuesday, the team knew it was going to be a long day.  Three difficult surgeries were on the schedule.

 

Tiny, ti...

February 10, 2015

Four surgeries were successfully performed on Monday.  Dr. Paz was the lead surgeon on all four cases, supported by Dr. Steve Leonard and Dr. Hisashi Nikaidoh.  Dr. Leonard exclaimed to Dr. Paz that Proyecto Corzones Pequeños (Little Hearts Project) was p...

February 9, 2015

Check out the photo album on http://www.fobf.org/#!photo-album/czbt

February 9, 2015

Little Hearts Project’s case conference was held last evening at the team’s hotel, led by Little Hearts Project Administrator Lori Cordova. All scheduled surgery cases were presented by their referring cardiologist – either Dr. Fonseca, Dra. Martinez or D...

February 7, 2015

This morning at Ruth Paz Hospital in San Pedro Sula, approximately sixty Honduran medical professionals gathered for an all-day class, Choque y Transporte de oxigeno en Cuidado Critico Pediatrico, taught by Dr. Ricardo A. Mack Rivas, a pediatric cardiac i...

February 6, 2015

Preparations for this cardiac team have been going on for some time.  Even before the first team members arrived, our Barnabas House staff has been caring for eight of our surgery patients.  These children have been staying at the Barnabas House with thei...

February 5, 2015

The work of the Little Hearts Project is underway.  The first team members arrived on Monday morning and immediately began performing echocardiograms on children that afternoon -   over 40 echos in the last 2-1/2 days!

 

The cath lab opened yester...

January 24, 2015

"Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it." (Mahatma Gandhi )

Our fifth day in the mountains found our team to have become a well-oiled machine.  We had developed our rhythm of getting supplies ready and organized fo...

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