“A series of complications make the operation necessary.” The words of our cardiologist, who arrived in Port Sudan for the screening mission, confirmed what we already knew: Hadia had a serious heart condition.
We organized transport for Hadia and her mother to Khartoum, to the Salam Centre for Cardiac Surgery in Karthoum. From there, Jasna, the head of nursing at the Salam, kept her colleagues in Port Sudan updated every day. “She is a strong girl! Don’t worry. Everything is OK.”
We already knew how strong Hadia is, but she demonstrated it once again, after she returned home from the operation. She had a big scar on her chest and an even bigger smile on her face. She wanted to reassure us, so she said, “I am already feeling better! Thank you.”
– Ljubica, EMERGENCY Medical Coordinator in Port Sudan
The Port Sudan Paediatric Centre is co-funded by the Italian Development Cooperation