Open Heart International
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Open Heart International is a humanitarian agency who facilitates surgical best practice in disadvantaged communities so the help we provide lasts lifetimes.
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With a population of 25 million, we are incredibly lucky here in Australia with the health system we have. Now contrast that to Tanzania, with a population of 57 million people and only 1 cardiac surgery hospital. Our team of 29 medical experts spent a week in Tanzania providing both life-saving surgery and a learning experience that can be replicated time and time again, long after we have left. Please donate today so we can continue helping those who need it most:

17 January 2019
Have you volunteered with us before? What was your favourite thing about it? Comment below or put an emoji that describes your experience!

15 January 2019

recent tweets

RT @Adventist HealthCare: San Radiology and San's Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory teams shared their expertise with visiting radiographer…
26 October 2018
@AusHCPNG Thanks for your support!
5 August 2018
RT @AUS-PNG Network: Here's a story about some of the #PNG patients being helped this week by the @OpenHeartIntl team that's visiting Po…
1 August 2018
RT @John Feakes: Vinaka vakalevu to the hardworking surgeons from @OpenHeartIntl for the work you do to bring hope to Fijian familie…
15 June 2018
@icemann77 Hi there! Please contact Adventist Hospital Santiago City. They are our Filipino partner and organise wh…
14 May 2018

achievements so far


patients have received
life changing surgery


individuals have given their
time and expertise on our team


countries we have implemented


tonnes of equipment freighted
around the world each year


the number of hours
we’ve spent teaching medical staff
in developing countries


the number of patients we have assisted
in a diagnosis with medical staff
in developing countries

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