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Results for Open Heart International (OHI)

Monday 25 September 2023
Julie Hulston

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A team of 48 specialists who volunteered from Open Heart International (OHI) to return to Tonga for their biannual operations, have successfully performed 22 surgeries, after a four years pause due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Tuesday 17 September 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A team of 35 medical professionals from Open Heart International (OHI) in Australia are currently in Tonga performing open heart surgery on locals with rheumatic heart disease. The lead surgeon stressed that Tongans need to try and prevent acute rheumatic fever, a disease that occurs from having tonsillitis that is not treated with antibiotics early enough.