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PRESS RELEASE: Rudolf, who is only 5 days old, needs life-saving heart surgery in Helsinki and in order for the little boy’s parents to be with his child the family is asking for the help of good people to cover travel and living expenses up to 3740 euros

The Estonian Health Insurance Fund pays for the child’s ambulance and helicopter transport. Medical expenses of little Rudolf at Children’s Hospital at Helsinki are also reimbursed by the health insurance. However as the boy stays in Helsinki for at least 3-4 weeks for treatments, a family with two small children must bear the accommodation and… Read more »

PRESS RELEASE: A very young lymphoma patient needs help to get treatmentt

Having received such a difficult diagnosis, 5-year-old Pavel is asking for kind people’s help to continue receiving treatment at Düsseldorf University Clinic in Germany. Since spring, little Pavel experienced pain in the legs and joints. Haematomas appeared on his body and these kept increasing in size and his general wellbeing worsened. His mother consulted different… Read more »

PRESS RELEASE: A little girl needs help for a safe recovery at home!

Help needed! After a long hospital stay, a six months old girl needs important life-saving apparatus, devices and medical food to safely recover at home. The girl was born with a severe heart defect and due to many co-existing conditions, she requires respiratory support, a pulse oximeter, an aspirator, as well as additional instruments and… Read more »

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 »

Children´s Foundation invites to make charitable presents and support severely ill children

Tartu University Hospital Children’s Foundation invites people and companies to forget unnecessary Christmas presents and instead surprise their loved ones, employees and partners with a charitable Christmas card or product. All profits from the sales of the charitable gifts are donated to support severely ill children and the profits from the sales of the Christmas… Read more »

PRESS RELEASE: SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT! HELP SAVE ANNABEL’S LIFE! No child should die because the medication to save them is too expensive

Tartu University Hospital Children’s Foundation is calling for the aid of good people to help support gene therapy for baby Annabel. Donations can be transferred to the bank accounts of the Foundation or through donation environments using the word ANNABEL as explanation. Additional 400 000 Euros from the reserves of the Children’s Foundation will be directed… Read more »

PRESS RELEASE: Children’s Foundation calls on people to give charitable Christmas gifts and support the treatment of children

Children’s Foundation encourages kind people and companies to forgo unnecessary Christmas presents and lend a helping hand in bettering the quality of treatment for children by donating or purchasing charity products instead. Children’s Foundation is a nationwide charity organisation in Estonia. In its 18 operating years the fund has, with the aid of donators, purchased… Read more »