Woodley Elysee will be like new'
Haitian boy with congenital heart disease to undergo catheterization and open-heart
surgery in Israel.
Woodley Elysee – the six-year-old boy from Haiti who was brought here Friday by the Israeli rescue team for
treatment for a serious congenital heart defect and greeted by the president and prime minister – is due to undergo on Wednesday a diagnostic catheterization at Wolfson Medical Center in Holon Read More
Reuters Television also covered this exciting event. Watch here.
"...Wadley is suffering from four different heart defects, which keep oxygen from circulating properly through his body. If he does not undergo a complicated surgical procedure he will in all probability not reach the age of 10.
But an ambulance will be awaiting him at the airport in Israel, in order to transport him directly to Wolfson Hospital in Holon.
"Two months ago they sent Wadley's heart echo test from Haiti to us at Wolfson, and we decided that he had to be operated on," says Dr. Yuval Levy, who ran the premature baby ward at the field hospital established by the Israeli delegation to Haiti.
"But until now he could not be brought to Israel. The medical team succeeded in finding him here and we are bringing him with us to Israel. In the coming days he will undergo the surgery he needs at Wolfson...." Read More
SN Brussels Airlines Embarks on Life-saving Mission
(l-r): Charlesetta Williams, Clarence, SN Brussels employee and Victoria Williams
MONROVIA – The Belgian-run airline, SN Brussels, has embarked on a life-saving mission for a Liberian child.
The airline has provided a round trip air ticket for both the boy’s mother and himself to travel to Tel Aviv, Israel, where the ailing boy is expected to undergo an open heart surgery.
Five-year-old Clarence Williams’ mother, Victoria J. Williams, was visibly happy when she was told that SN Brussels Airlines had agreed to provide round trip tickets for her and her son to travel to Holon, Israel, where the surgery will be performed at Save A Child’s Heart Israel.
They were expected to leave Liberia today. Read More
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