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Recovery Help
The programme is designed to assist persons who have had a cardiac event or stroke, or who are at risk, to achieve optimum health.
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Medical Professionals
The Heart & Stoke Foundation of Barbados (HSFOB) conducts courses in Basic Cardiac Life Support (CPR) with the use of the AED, Advanced Cardiac Life Support as well as First Aid courses under the aegis of the American Heart Association (AHA). These courses follow the standards of the AHA with the same materials, examinations, and certification being given as those in the United States.
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You can Volunteer
We are always on the look out for reliable, enthusiastic persons who have time to help us care for the most vulnerable in our society.
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Donate to a Cause
You can help advance one of our programmes, while reaping some tax benefits. Let's show you how.
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The Foundation came to fruition thanks to the shared initiatives of The Lions Club of Barbados South, through its Health and Social Services Committee, then under the chairmanship of Mr. H. (Dru) Symmonds SCM, J.P., and Professor Trevor Hassell, Cardiologist, who was that time Head of the Department of Medicine and of the Cardiac Unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Barbados.
Our motto “Everybody has a heart” speaks to the fact that all of us as individuals should be committed to living healthy lifestyles.

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Experiencing a stroke isn't the end...



Campaign Launch
'Teamwork is at the heart of great achievement'. Let us all come together and create [...]
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Pulmonary Heart Disease
This is heart disease secondary to disorder of respiration. The chronic Hypoxia (low oxygen tension) [...]
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Congenital Heart Disease
An abnormality of the heart is present in about 1% of all babies born. Untreated, [...]
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Barbados Stroke Statistics
Around 350 Barbadians suffered a stroke during the first year. Most of these strokes (83%) [...]
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What Is Stroke?
Strokes occur either when a blood vessel becomes clogged thus hampering blood flow to the [...]
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