August 2020

PRESS RELEASE: PLEASE HELP AGAIN! Tiny Beatrice, now 6 days old, also needs life-saving heart surgery in Helsinki! The little girl’s family is asking for help to pay for the child’s ambulance transport from Tartu University Hospital to Tallinn Airport and other expenses related to the medical trip within the next three to four weeks, in the total amount of up to 3,800 euros

Beatrice was born with a heart failure – her large blood vessels, pulmonary artery and aorta have changed their place. In order to save a child’s life, an operation must be performed during the first two weeks of life, which is not performed in Estonia. However, Beatrice is ready to receive it at the Helsinki… Read more »

PRESS RELEASE: HELP NEEDED! 5 days old Brianna urgently needs to undergo a life-saving heart surgery at the Paediatric Hospital in Helsinki, Finland

Brianna was born with a heart defect, meaning that her large blood vessels – pulmonary artery and aorta – have swapped places. In order to save her, the life-saving surgery must be done within the first two weeks after birth. However, this surgery is not currently performed in Estonia, but without the surgery 90% of… Read more »

PRESS RELEASE: Artjom is a 7 year old boy with brain cancer and he needs help from kind people so he can continue receiving radiation therapy in St. Petersburg

He was just 8 months old when he was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumour – anaplastic ependymoma. At that age he had his first operation and to date he has been operated on repeatedly. He has also received radiation therapy, chemotherapy and has had a bone marrow transplant. Despite all the efforts, his cancer… Read more »

PRESS RELEASE: The long-awaited walking robot now also helps in the University of Tartu Clinic’s little legs to move

Many small and slightly bigger commitments have come together as an excellent opportunity to now provide state-of-the-art rehabilitation and South Estonian patients. Robot is now set up in the University of Tartu Clinic of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation waiting for patients. Walking robot help to solve or restore the walking pattern of children who do… Read more »