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CDH International Works with NIH on CDH Research

CDH International is proud to announce a partnership with the National Institutes of Health, National Institutes of Child Health and Disease and the Gabriella Miller Kid’s Fund to coordinate research of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. This partnership will allow more CDH researchers access to the Kids First Database, more funding options and will also alleviate some …

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2018 CDH International Year in Review

Dear CDH International Members and Supporters, It has been another banner year here at CDH International! We have spent all of 2018 very much focused on research and global awareness and our hard work has paid off with the support of the World Health Organization, hospitals around the world and our supporters. We are excited …

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CDHi Attends Bio Summit 2018 in Washington DC

Our President, Dawn Ireland, represented CDHi at the Bio Summit 2018 last week in Washington DC: “It was wonderful to catch up with other patient advocates and industry partners, as well as to learn more about collaboration. There was even a surprise visit by Secretary Alex Azar of the US Department of Health and Human Services …

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World Health Organization to Create Standard of Care for CDH

An important update from Dawn Ireland, the President of CDH International: Dear Members and Friends, CDH International is very proud to announce that we are working with the World Health Organization to create a GLOBAL Standard of Care and Global Measurements for Mortality and Morbidity. Global. Not just for CDH, but also for Gastroschisis and …

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Current Fundraisers: Week of Oct. 29th

Here is a list of the current Facebook fundraisers benefiting CDH International and CHERUBS: Jennifer’s CHERUBS Birthday Fundraiser Morgan’s Birthday Fundraiser Lisa’s Birthday Fundraiser Help Raise Money in Memory of Thomas! He should be turning 3 on Monday Savannah’s Birthday Fundraiser In honor of Cherub Camden Ali who earned her wings & for Dawn’s B-day! …

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Featured Doctor: Dr. Robert Lyle, MD

We would like to thank Dr. Robert Lyle, MD, at Arkansas Children’s Hospital (UAMS) for Bringing Hope Around the World to our CDH Families!  Dr. Lyle was brought to us by Angel Ray, mom to cherub Kaleb, and this is what she had to say, “Dr Robet Lyle at Arkansas Children’s Hospital/UAMS in Little Rock, AR, …

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CDHi Attends World Health Summit in Berlin

From CDHi President, Dawn Ireland: “This week we were also in Berlin, Germany as one of just a few patient advocates at the 2018 World Health Summit. What an incredible honor to be in the same space as Bill Gates of the Gates Foundation, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway, WHO …

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Welcome to CDHi’s New Director of Development, Stephen Raburn

CDH International is growing rapidly in our quest to end Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia and help affected families around the world. We have proudly added a new member to our team, Stephen Raburn, as our Director of Development. Stephen works out of our U.S. office and is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with sponsors and donors, …

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CDHi Attends 29th Annual ELSO Conference

Last week our president, Dawn Ireland, attended the 29th Annual ELSO conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, and learned all the latest news on ECMO. 50% of our patients require Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) aka the heart and lung bypass machine. She also visited some of our Cherubs and their families! It was a wonderful opportunity to explore …