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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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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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New Medical Advisory Board Member, CDHi UK Trustee – 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …