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Featured Cherub of The Week: Hugo Kesek

Featured cherub of the week is CDH survivor Hugo Kesek, the son of Matthew and Jessica Kesek and twin brother to Theo. Matthew and Jessica are CDH International’s United Kingdom Ambassadors. Matthew and Jessica had this to share about Hugo: “Our twin boys Hugo and Theo were born on 15 March 2018.  Around the 16th …

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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 …

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Featured CDH International United Kingdom Ambassador Jacqui Taylor-Jackson

Featured CDH International’s United Kingdom Ambassador is Jacqui Taylor-Jackson. Jacqui is a CDH survivor. I was born with undiagnosed CDH in the 1960s, and my parents were told one day after my birth that I had a 50/50 chance of surviving an operation to repair the hernia. There were no synthetic patches then, so the surgeons had to …

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CDH International Registers as an NGO in the United Kingdom

CDHi UK on Social Media CDH International has become more involved in research in Europe in the past year and spent much time building collaborations with several medical groups, hospitals and research initiatives, including joining the European Reference Network. To participate in these efforts, CDHi has to register as a charity within Europe. After much …