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Bamako - Laying of the foundation stone of the Paediatric cardiac centre

La Chaîne de l’Espoir will soon open a paediatric cardiac surgery unit in Mali.

Mrs Keïta Aminata Maïga, Mali’s first lady, Professor Diarra, paediatric cardiologist from La Chaîne de l’Espoir in Bamako and director of the “Luxembourg” Mother-Child Hospital, and Professor Alain Deloche, have laid the foundation stone of the André Festoc Paediatric Cardiac Surgery Unit on November 1, 2016.

This new unit, extension of the “Luxembourg” Mother-Child Hospital, will be equipped with 2 operating theatres, an intensive care unit (ICU) and a sterilisation room. It will also include an hospitalisation room for the postoperative monitoring of young patients.

Works are scheduled to start before the end of the year and opening is estimated for the end of 2017.

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