THE BOIKANYO FOUNDATION
REPORT ON CARDIO-THORACIC SURGERIES CONDUCTED AT NELSON MANDELA CHIDREN HOSPITAL
The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital (NMCH) is the second dedicated children’s hospital in Southern Africa serving children with complex illnesses from the region. In line with its vision to give every child a chance to live and thrive, NMCH treats public patients in need of critical care and appropriately referred to the hospital, regardless of their socio-economic standing.
Founded by the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund and established and built by the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust (Trust), NMCH operates as an independent non-profit organisation.
In June 2017, the hospital admitted its first patients and in April 2018, performed its first cardiothoracic surgery. NMCH is one of the few centres offering comprehensive paediatric cardiology and cardiothoracic services in the country complemented by leading cardiac and clinical specialists as well as state-of-the-art equipment.
Supported by the Boikanyo Foundation, the Cardiac Centre has thus far treated a total of xxx children since the beginning of the partnership with NMCH. This report will highlight 7 procedures conducted during FY 2022
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The Boikanyo foundation was founded by the members of Round Table Golden East 181 in 2006. To date, GE 181 continues to provide administration and funding support to the foundation.