Pooja

18 years


Pooja aged 18 years was diagnosed with Ventricular Septal Defect(VSD) which is essentially a hole in the heart separating the two lower chambers of the heart. His father - Brahm Kumar worked in a small factory and was unable to afford the cost of Poojas treatment. Child Heart Foundation raised Rs 1,82,572 for her treatment. She successfully underwent her heart surgery on October 31, 2019, at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital

More than 20,000 underprivileged children for congenital heart defects has been screened in three locations namely – Delhi, Siliguri and Punjab || Approximately 5000 pregnant women have been screened in three locations namely – Delhi, Siliguri and Punjab || 54 children successfully underwent Heart Surgeries under CHF Hridaan ™ Program || Approximately 1,00,000 people have participated in community awareness programs on Healthy Heart || 8 Children with Pulmonary Hypertension are provided life saving medicines at their doorsteps || 4 patients are receiving financial assistance for their cost of outstation travel to access follow up treatments || 75 Doctors from different parts of India have been trained to launch this program on Pan India Level in future || 18 active volunteers are providing 10,000 hours of voluntary service annually