Salam Centre for Cardiac Surgery

The Salam Centre for Cardiac Surgery

The Salam Centre is run and managed by the Italian based humanitarian organisation EMERGENCY.
Since April 2007, the Centre provides high standard, free of charge paediatric and adult cardiac surgery.

Our patients

From April 2007 to December 2018, 9,146 patients have been admitted to the Salam Centre.

PATIENTS' DISTRIBUTION BY GENDER

Females 4,766
Males 4,380

PATIENTS' DISTRIBUTION BY AGE

0-14 yrs. 2,578
15-25 yrs. 2,578
26-40 yrs. 2,484
41-65 yrs. 1,506


PATIENTS' ADMISSIONS BY AGE AND DISEASE

Congenital Heart Diseases (CHD) 1,611
0-14 yrs. 1,177
15-25 yrs. 291
26-40 yrs. 108
41-65 yrs. 35
Valvular Heart Diseases (VHD) 7,070
0-14 yrs. 1,399
15-25 yrs. 2,270
26-40 yrs. 2,328
41-65 yrs. 1,073
Ischemic Heart Diseases (IHD) 418
0-14 yrs. 0
15-25 yrs. 5
26-40 yrs. 25
41-65 yrs. 388
Other 47 


PATIENT'S DISTRIBUTION BY COUNTRY

Sudan 7,700
South Sudan* 78
Afghanistan 41
Central African Republic 107
Democratic Republic of Congo 40
Eritrea 195
Ethiopia 194
Kenya 55
Rwanda 29
Sierra Leone 85
Tanzania 5
Uganda 121
Zambia 8
Nigeria 67
Iraq 78
Chad 130
Jordan 4
Somalia 57
Burundi 70
Djibouti 31
Zimbabwe 34
Senegal 4
Burkina Faso 2
Cameroon 1
Liberia 1
Philippines 1
Togo 1
Guinea 2
Yemen 1
Italy** 4*

 

* Patients from South Sudan - previously included in Sudanese patients - have been counted separately since 2012.

** Italian citizens temporarily resident in Sudan.

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