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"Health cannot be a question of income; it is a fundamental right."  

- Nelson Mandela

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VISION

Contributing to a Healthy Heart and as a consequence a full and rewarding life for the child and their family.

MISION

To save more lives amongst the children of South Africa and Africa, helping them to live healthy and productive lives.

GOAL

To reduce the death rate amongst babies born with a congenital heart defect, conducting surgeries that will give them life and their families hope and happiness.

Background

In South Africa, approximately 10,000 babies are born with a congenital heart defect.  Only about 700 are operated on and go on to live a full and healthy life. About 9,000 babies born with a congenital heart defect will not live to adulthood.

 

In sub-Saharan Africa, approximately 270,000 babies are born with a congenital heart defect.  It is estimated that less than 5% of these babies are operated on and go on to live a full and healthy life.

About 260,000 of the sub-Saharan African babies born with a congenital heart defect will not live to adulthood.  

The Cardiothoracic Specialists working at the Maboneng Heart & Lung Institute have made a commitment to deliver cardiac and thoracic care to patients assisted by the Maboneng Heart & Lung Foundation, with special focus on paediatric patients.

The Maboneng Heart & Lung Foundation's goal is to reduce the death rate amongst babies born with a congenital heart defect, conducting surgeries that will give them life and their families hope and happiness.

Who is Maboneng Heart and Lung Foundation?

Maboneng Heart and Lung Foundation is a Non-Profit Organisation intent on saving many lives of African babies born with congenital heart defects. 

What does Maboneng Heart and Lung Foundation do?

Maboneng Heart & Lung Foundation treats and heals children born with congenital heart defects.


Whilst the focus is South Africa and Africa, Maboneng will do its utmost to assist


all babies and young children regardless of their gender, country of origin, race or religion.

Maboneng’s care and concern is not limited to the prognosis, surgical procedure and after care.


Maboneng shares relevant information and educational material with the families, ensuring that they are fully enlightened as to process and procedures.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Download our Application Form

Scan and send in your completed application form to
the Maboneng Heart and Lung Institute  

 

Our Board of Health Care Practioners will assess the suitability of your application

Our team will be in contact with you to confirm the success of your application or advise alternative options

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