Global Arch Live: Improving Global Inequities in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Care
This webinar highlights the global burden of disease for congenital and rheumatic heart disease and the challenge of accessing treatment in low- and middle-income countries. It also introduces the Call to Action campaign, which will be introduced at the 8th World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery (WCPCCS) in August, 2023. The webinar presenters are Bistra Zheleva, VP of Global Strategy and Advocacy, Children’s HeartLink; Dr. Jeffrey Jacobs, Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, University of Florida, and Co-chair of the WCPCCS; Dr. Kathy Jenkins, Senior Associate in Cardiology, Department of Cardiology, Executive Director, Center of Applied Pediatric Quality Analytics, Boston Children’s Hospital, Professor of Pediatrics, Boston Medical School. Invited panelists are Mr. Farhan Ahmad, CEO Pakistan Children’s Heart Foundation; Dr. Sandra Mattos, Maternal-Fetal Cardiac Unit, Real Hospital Portugues, Brazil, and Sreehari M. Nair, Indian Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Kerla, India. The webinar is moderated by Amy Verstappen, President of Global ARCH.