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Meet the Trustees of CDH International UK – Badr Chaban, MD

CDH International would like to welcome Dr. Badr Chaban to our Medical Advisory Board and as a Trustee to our new CDHi branch in the UK. Dr. Chaban practices as a private paediatrician at St Mary’s Hospital, Lindo Wing in London. Experienced Neonatologist with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care …


Meet The Executive Board of Directors of CDH International

In 24 years, our charity has never had all members of the Executive Board in the same room at the same time. Though we have monthly board meetings, at least one member has to video or phone call in because of distance or work. This year, at the 2019 Masquerading Angels Ball, all Directors were …


CDHi Welcome Dr. Neema Kaseje to UK Board of Trustees

CDH International is very proud to welcome Dr. Neema Kaseje to the both the UK Board of Trustees and to our International Medical Advisory Board. Dr Neema Kaseje is a pediatric surgeon committed to global health equity and improving access to pediatric surgical care in resource limited settings. She has joint appointments with Doctors without …


The Beginning of the World’s Oldest CDH Charity

CDH International was not the first Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia charity – that was Stichting Hernia Diafragmatica in the Netherlands who unfortunately closed down a few years ago. CDH International isn’t even the first name of our charity. It was founded as “CHERUBS – The Association of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Research, Advocacy and Support” in 1995 …


Congenital diaphragmatic hernia: a scientometric analysis of the global research activity and collaborative networks

Our President, Dawn Ireland, attended the EUPSA meeting in Paris over the summer.   One of the posters presented at this European conference for Pediatric Surgeons reported on the research collaboration for CDH.  It was interesting and disheartening to see that so much less collaboration is happening in the United States for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia in …


CDHi attends British Pediatric Surgical Association’s 2018 Conference

Last week, CDHi’s president spent the week with the British Pediatric Surgical Association at their 2018 conference in Liverpool and was able to see several of our Medical Advisors, meet many new surgeons, and catch up on research coming out of the UK.   CDHi is very excited to become more involved in England and …