UNICAR Pediatric Cardiac Unit (founded by Dr. Aldo Castaneda) improves outcomes of children with congenital heart disease in Guatemala by training local staff to eventually become independent. It is a referral center for children from El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Belize, Dominican Republic, and Haiti. 3 highly-trained surgeons on staff, in addition to 8 pediatric cardiologists.
Patients will not be denied care for lack of funds.
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Mission Statement: The goal of Medical Mission Exchange(MMEX) is to facilitate referrals of underserved patients to appropriate medical specialists in Belize, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Honduras and Guatemala.