(Photo: SACH)

(Photo: SACH)

By Viva Sarah Press - July 22, 2015 

Originally appeared here in Israel21c

Ten children in Tanzania have been given a new lease on life thanks to an Israeli medical delegation that flew out to the eastern African country to perform the lifesaving heart surgeries. The 20 Israeli doctors, nurses and medical technicians volunteer their time and expertise for Wolfson Medical Center’s Save a Child’s Heart (SACH) organization.

The medical delegation also examined hundreds of other children with congenital heart defects. The Jerusalem Post reports that during the Israeli team’s visit, the president of the Republic of Tanzania, Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, stopped by the Muhimbili Hospital in Dar al Salam to thank its members. Read More