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Health News of Tuesday, 1 September 2020


1-year-old girl with hole-in-heart in need of Gh¢52,000 for surgery

Ewuraesi, a one-year-old-baby has been diagnosed with a hole in heart condition and urgently needs $9,000 which is equivalent to Gh¢52,000 for a surgery to correct the defect and improve her living condition.

A hospital report available to proves Ewuraesi was referred from the Department of Child Health, Korle-Bu to the National Cardiothoracic Centre for evaluation and management.

Clinical investigations and evaluation confirmed a hole-in-heart condition known as a Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) plus Pulmonary Stenosis (PS).

Further management will involve open-heart surgery (repair of the defect and pulmonary valvoplasty).

The total cost of surgery, anaesthesia, intensive care, and ward stay is the cedi equivalent of nine thousand US dollars ($9,000).

All who wish to support Ewuraesi to overcome this predicament can do so by sending their donations via MTN MOBILE MONEY number 0249904599 (Josiah Walker).

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