Two very prestigious visitors tour the WSPCCA

dsc06237United Nations Messenger of Peace, Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, and Mrs. Louise Blouin MacBain, founder of the Global Creative Leadership Summit and Chairman of the Louise Blouin Media Group, recently joined Mr. Nelson Mandela in raising awareness of the issue of paediatric cardiac wellness in Africa.  In support of the legacy of the late Walter Sisulu, the honourable guests visited the WSPCCA where they toured the unit and met with Lynda Bleazard and Dr. Kinsley.

“It is a tremendous honour to meet President Nelson Mandela and give support to the legacy of Walter Sisulu on this very unique project,” said HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein.

“This is a special time to reflect on the progress that we have made throughout history, and I am honored to have met President Mandela and give support to advancing paediatric health programmes in Africa,” said Louise Blouin MacBain.


About The WSPCF

The Walter Sisulu Paediatric Cardiac Foundation (WSPCF) is a philanthropic paediatric cardiac foundation for Africa, focussing on delivering life-saving surgery for underprivileged children with congenital heart disorders from across Africa. It also aims to develop diagnostic and treatment skills amongst Africa’s medical fraternity and conducts critical research into paediatric cardiac healthcare. The cardiac surgery or intervention is undertaken at the Walter Sisulu Paediatric Cardiac Centre for Africa situated in Netcare Sunninghill Hospital in Johannesburg, , as well as at Cape Town’s Netcare Christian Barnard Memorial and Red Cross Children’s Hospitals. The WSPCF was founded by Dr. Robin Kinsley in 2003, and was established as a living legacy to the late Walter Sisulu and his widow, Albertina, both of whom dedicated their lives to helping children in need.
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