Save a Child’s Heart: Innovation in Healing and Peace Building


Save a Child’s Heart: Innovation in Healing and Peace Building
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Rady School of Management, Wells Fargo Hall, First Floor, Room 1N108
Click here to RSVP by January 30

US-Israel Center on Innovation and Economic Sustainability at the Rady School of Management, Pediatric Cardiology, UCSD Department of Pediatrics and the Israel Start Up Nation Series invite you to meet the leaders of Save a Child’s Heart, a remarkable Israeli-based international humanitarian project that through providing free pediatric lifesaving surgeries and training in the developing world are building bridges toward peace.

Professor Arie Schachner, MD, co-founder of Save a Child’s Heart Foundation and Dr. Lior Sasson, Lead Surgeon and Head of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, will present their journey on how this social entrepreneurial vision and its innovative programs continues to heal the world and heal cultural divides. More than 3,000 children have received free surgeries, 49% are Palestinian and others are from Arab, African, South American countries.

Save a Child’s Heart

Save a Child’s Heart (SACH) is an Israeli-based international humanitarian project, whose mission is to improve the quality of pediatric cardiac care for children from developing countries who suffer from heart disease and to create centers of competence in these countries. SACH is totally dedicated to the idea that every child deserves the best medical treatment available, regardless of the child’s nationality, religion, color, gender or financial situation.

This is an event you will not want to miss! Register today!


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