Ecuador: Fundación El Cielo para los Niños
The Fundación El Cielo para los Niños invites doctors and specialists to Ecuador, who perform examinations and operations for people in need, free of charge.
For several years MedTechTrade AG - funded by the LOTEX Stiftung and Thoolen Foundation - has been delivering a variety of medical equipment, as required by medical specialists, to Ecuador:
- 2011 - 2013: Surgical microscope for ophthalmic surgery, other operating theatre equipment such as anaesthesia machines, defibrillators, surgical instruments, electrosurgery systems
- 2014: Heart-lung machine for heart surgery, to help children with congenital heart defects.
- 2015 - 2016: Accessories for the heart-lung machine
Images top row: Ophthalmologic surgery, heart surgery, Children coming round from anaesthetic
Images bottom row: Children's showing its scars after heart surgery in Ecuador