About Keeping Pace

Keeping Pace was founded in 2012 by Natasha Harpalani, high school student in south Florida whose interest in electro-cardiology led her to develop a service project that provides certified second-hand medical devices and equipment from the United States to medical clinics in developing countries like India. The project primarily focuses on pacemakers.

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Our Approach

Keeping Pace has partnered with funeral homes and crematoriums throughout the southeastern United States who donate pacemakers and other medical devices to us that would otherwise have been destroyed.

These medical devices are collected and then inspected by Board Certified Cardiologists and are then shipped to medical clinics in India to make an impact in the lives of local patients.

Learn more about our approach from 2014 National AXA Achiever Natasha Harpalani AXA NATASHA HARPALANI VIDEO

 

 

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Our Mission

To save lives by recovering medical devices including recycling pacemakers and providing them to low-income individuals in third-world countries who need them in order to continue to live normal lives.

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News

AXA Natasha Harpalani AwardApril 2014 – Founder Natasha Harpalani awarded AXA achievement Scholarship Award in Association with U. S. News and World Report.  Read about the 2014 AXA National Winners

 

 

 

February 2014 – TV Asia Interview with Keeping Pace founder Natasha Harpalani. The Brief Highlights of the following event “Student shows heart with pacemaker charity –Natasha Harpalani” aired on TV Asia Community Roundup program on February 28th at 7:30pm (ET) and repeated same day at 10:30pm (ET) and repeated for West Coast viewers at 11:30pm (PT).

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October 2013 – Pine Crest senior Natasha Harpalani is featured in the Sun-Sentinel this week for Keeping Pace, her charity that collects and recycles pacemakers. Natasha is also the co-president of our Key Club and a very active member of the Pine Crest Community Foundation! To read the article, go to http://bit.ly/GM05kW 

October 2013 -Student shows heart with pacemaker charity – Sun Sentinel  To learn more click here

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August 2013 – Keeping Pace donates 20+ Pacemakers to Holy Family Hospital, Mumbai

May 2013 – Palm Beach Cardiovascular Clinic, Jupiter FL welcomes high school summer intern Natasha Harpalani to work with Cardiologist Dr. Breuer in the field of electrophysiology

January 2013 – Keeping Pace founder Natasha Harpalani launches south Florida funeral home and crematories “Recycle Pacemaker” awareness campaign under the guidance of Dr. Daniel Mascarenhas, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

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