Three young heart patients and their families are saying goodbye to Cayman.
After undergoing life-changing surgeries at Health City, they’re heading home to Haiti, and another group of patients will be arriving for surgeries of their own.
“We will have a total of 30 patients and guardians, and three translators that will spend their next few weeks with us,” said International Patient Care Manager Darren Zucker.
He told Cayman 27 Health City has helped around 130 foreign patients with heart surgeries through Have a Heart Cayman.
“Right now we have our first Have a Heart patient in-house now from Bahamas,” said Mr. Zucker. “We have a young fellow from Honduras, and later today, we are receiving two more children from Bolivia.”
To get these patients home, and to bring back fifteen more patients and a guardian for each, Health City chartered Cayman Airways’ turboprop for Tuesday’s (13 Sep) flight to Haiti…