These tales have a lot in common. Pregnancy, premature birth. The fear of parents and that massive overwhelming hope that everything is going to turn out OK. Restless work of doctors and nurses, multiple tests and thosands of minutes of anxiety and stress for everyone involved in the fight of life and health of the youngest patients. Igor's story had a dramatic beginning - doctors feared that due to retinopathy of prematurity he would not be able to see the world at all. Parents and doctors united their efforts to - quite literally - open Igor's eyes to the world around him. Specialists from the Children's Health Institute in Warsaw were able to operate in order to improve Igor's eyesight.
Igor is 14 years old now, and he is growing up to be quite an athlete! Despite his visual impairment (he has no peripheral vision), Igor is an avid table tennis player, training two times a week. Igor's attitude and tenacity sure play a substantial part in his sporting success.
Our CPR wagon is back on the road! This time the team of instructors has travelled to eastern Poland to teach first aid to teachers from schools participating in our CPR for Schools Programme. Would your schol like to participate? Read on for more information!
There is something magical about snail mail. And something so special about having your own stamp - after all it used to be a privilege reserved to crowned heads of state! We were delighted to have been commemorated with stamps with our logo in the previous years, but alas, this year Polish Post removed our stamp from their schedule...