FREE OPD PROGRAM
It is one of the most important activity of the child heart foundation. We do free OPD for poor and needy people on every Thursday at free of cost. Dr. Vikas Kohli – MD, FAAP, FACC. He is also the Chief Trustee of the Child Heart Foundation. At the weekly free OPD, Dr. Vikas Kohli performs Fetal, Neo Natal and Paediatric Echo for poor and needy children.
FREE HEALTH CAMP PROGRAM
An important feature of Child Heart Foundation’s health care initiative for the children born with congenital heart defects is organizing health camps in rural as well as urban areas of the country. We have successfully organised specialized health camps for the children born with congenital heart defects in the areas where no peadtric cardiac facility is available. A specialised health camp has a team of specialised paediatric cardiologists, who diagnosis and provide proper treatment and guidance to the children born with congenital heart defects. Few photograph of health camp. Health Camp Report On, 1st February, 2014, Child Heart Foundation organized free Health Camp in Saharanpur district of western Uttar Pradesh (UP) for making health care affordable and accessible to the underprivileged children of the society. A total of 16 children from 20 days to 13 years of age was diagnosed and treated free of cost during Health Camp of Child Heart Foundation. Poor families covered miles to consult Dr. Vikas Kohli. In the Free Health Camp of Saharanpur CHF seen patients not only from Saharanpur but also from Haridwar and Garwal. Anyone can capture the feeling of happiness on the faces of families who came in the health camp as there is no pediatric cardiac facility available in Saharanpur. Families have to bear the cost of travel and come to metro cities like Delhi to consult a pediatric cardiologist and when Child Heart Foundation provided cardiac facility at their doorstep they were overwhelmed and very thankful to the Child Heart Foundation for its initiative to make “Heart Smile”.
SCHOOL HEALTH AWARENESS PROGRAM
The aim behind this activity is to lay down the foundation of Healthy Heart Environment into the society. Through the medium of Health Talks, the Child Heart Foundation addressing the social problem of heart attacks early in life. We have started the Health Talk project in the month of May, 2014 for young children in different schools of Delhi and we are getting overwhelming response from our youth and especially from the teachers of our society. Read More
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
The prime motive of the child heart foundation is to save lives or in other words to provide healthy and normal lives to the children born with congenital heart defects of our society. Usually the cost associated with the treatment of heart disease is very high and in a way unaffordable for most of the parents. We at child heart foundation, with the help of the financial assistance program provides help in the surgery of the poor and needy patients. Read More