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Life-Saving Heart Operations for Children

Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub, OM, founded Chain of Hope in 1995.

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15 million children

die or remain severely ill every year through potentially treatable or preventable cardiac diseases

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Chain of Hope helps build up cardiac services

around the world, and has treated children from more than 25 countries

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Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year!

Thank you for all of your support in 2014, and we look forward to working with you in 2015 to mend more little hearts! If you would like to make a Christmas gift, please click here.

Saving children’s lives

Thousands of children overseas are dying needlessly from treatable heart diseases. We have a chain of volunteer surgeons and medical teams ready to provide the urgent medical care they desperately need - but we need you to complete the chain. Your support can help fund immediate life saving surgery and establish vital cardiac services in developing countries.

Become a link in the chain that gives hope to children by donating and making a lasting impact

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Life-saving operations

Find out about how we treat individual children from developing countries with heart disease at centres of excellence worldwide

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Where we work

Chain of Hope helps children around the world and is supporting the development of cardiac services in numerous developing countries

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How you can help

You can make a lasting difference to the lives of these children by donating, volunteering your time or your expertise or by getting your company to support us

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