Open Heart International
What do we do?
We Treat, We Teach, We Empower
Open Heart International provides the opportunity for those living in developing countries to receive the specialised healthcare that they deserve, yet cannot access.
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East Africa volunteers needed
Does East Africa spark an interest? Read more »
5000th Patient - Nishant
April marked the 5000th Patient for Open Heart International, what an achievement! Read more »
2UE Radio interview
Michael Were, manager of Open Heart International is interviewed on 2UE radio station. Read more »

Facebook posts

This is Vanesa, she was transferred to the ward this morning from ICU and is recovering nicely. The new project is well underway! It's day two of operations and most people have completed their first shift. All are excited for the next few days ahead, read more here:

27 November 2014
The first project in Tanzania is underway and surgery starts today. The team are getting familiar with the place, meeting the local staff, unpacking at the hospital and exploring Tanzania. Read the latest blog here:

26 November 2014

recent tweets

RT @KimAroundTown A year ago I travelled to Rwanda with @OpenHeartIntl here's a short film about a special patient
10 November 2014
RT @timogeo Beautiful short doco directed by my friend Rich Bullock about beautiful people - @OpenHeartIntl volunteers:…
10 November 2014
@doc_andy_w @Elnourse Thanks so much! Financial support always needed. to donate online.
31 October 2014
RT @angkorhospital Big thanks to @OpenHeartIntl and their dedicated team of volunteers here at AHC this week! http:…
22 October 2014
@doc_andy_w @Phillipa9 Team all from Aus + amazing local docs in-country keen to learn. Shooting for 20 mended hearts in each country.
19 October 2014

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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