Jaundice (icterus) of newborns is the appearance of visible icteric staining of the skin, mucous membranes, sclerbrein due to an increase of the level of bilirubin in the blood of the newborn. 80% of premature infants suffer jaundice due to an increase of bilirubin in the blood, which must be treated, otherwise, a small undeveloped liver can refuse at any time. For this special equipment is required.
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Most children with newly diagnosed malignant solid tumors are treated at the pediatric department of the National Cancer Institute. It means from 250 to 300 children from all regions of Ukraine annually. At the Institute about 200 complicated surgeries are performed annually including liver, kidney and bone resections, bladder surgeries. Because of the lack of necessary equipment the specialists of the Institute have to send children to the other hospital for bladder examinations. The Olympus endoscope can change the situation.
June 18-19 at the Art Platform will be the first fully Ukrainian charity flea market - Kurazh Charity Bazar. At this market, you can buy the original stuff from the star sellers, and these purchases make your invaluable contribution and save 9 children with congenital heart disease. Besides shopping you will find the secret extraordinary musical guest and other groups together with DJs, street food, performances and various activities. We will help children with Kurazh Charity Bazaar!
80% of premature born children, especially those whose weighе's less than 1 500 grams at birth, have jaundice, which has to be treated. For the effective and non-aggressive treatment there is a special lamp of phototherapy, its rays have a specific wavelength and turn the dangerous bilirubin into such a form, which can be easily extracted from the body, therefore this lamp serves the functionality of the liver.
The goal of this project is to raise money for the purchase of sensors for monitoring heart rate and oxygen saturation for infants in "Okhmatdyt" National Children's Hospital. Around 600 of such sensors are needed per year. Thanks to every fundraising project we can purchase and give to "Ohkmatdyt" around a hundred of them. Every device is very individual in use. During the nursing process of every preterm-born infant 2-3 sensors are needed. Your help to this project is a saved life of such child. Please, support this project and let the heart of every child beat!