Pihu Jaiswal

3.7 Years


Pihu was 2 years old when diagnosed with Tetralogy of Fallot(TOF) - A rare condition caused by a combination of four heart defects that are present at birth. Her symptoms worsened as she would get exhausted easily and her skin, nails and lips turn blue. The doctor told the parents that an urgent, open heart surgery is required to save Pihu?s life. The estimated amount for the surgery was Rs. 3.2 lakhs. Child heart Foundation helped Pihu smile again. She is doing well and growing up as a healthy child.

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