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Charity Overview

Pro Criança Cardíaca is a non-profit medical and social institution which cares for underprivileged children who have been diagnosed with heart disease. Once admitted every child is offered comprehensive medical assistance as well as dental care, psychological support, medication, good nutrition, clothes and even books and toys.

The charity receives 40 new patient referrals each week, all of which are offered treatment and assistance by its small qualified medical team. Since 1993 Pro Criança Cardíaca have performed more than 1,230 Invasive Procedures, 264 Paediatric Surgeries and overseen 202 Clinical Hospital Admissions.