Mother Afraid of Losing Her Son Anytime Soon

Apr 20, 16 Mother Afraid of Losing Her Son Anytime Soon

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A MOTHER in Muar has been living in fear every day, anticipating the possible death of her teenage son who has a heart disorder, Harian Metro reported. Kamariah Mat Daud, 46, has been living with the nightmare since 2013 when a doctor said that her son Muhammad Fikri Hakim Sikim’s heart would not last any longer and she should be...

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Inside India’s ‘No-Frills’ Hospitals, Where Heart Surgery Costs Just $800

Mar 26, 16 Inside India’s ‘No-Frills’ Hospitals, Where Heart Surgery Costs Just $800

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What if hospitals were run like a mix of Wal-Mart and a low-cost airline? The result might be something like the chain of “no-frills” Narayana Hrudayalaya clinics in southern India. Using pre-fabricated buildings, stripping out air-conditioning and even training visitors to help with post-operative care, the group...

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5,000 Malaysian Children Diagnosed with Heart Disease in 2013

Mar 02, 16 5,000 Malaysian Children Diagnosed with Heart Disease in 2013

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About 5,000 adolescents below 18 years old were diagnosed with heart defect at birth in Malaysia in 2013. Penang St John Ambulance state commander Dr Yee Thiam Sun said 34.3 million patients in the world suffered congenital heart disease in the same year. He said congenital heart disease patients required very sophisticated and...

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Free Treatment in India for Child Heart Patients

Mar 02, 16 Free Treatment in India for Child Heart Patients

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ST JOHN Ambulance Malaysia (SJAM) Penang has joined hands with Mediassist4u to help children born with heart defects. SJAM Penang commander Datuk Yee Thiam Sun said children below 18 would be sent to the Narayana Hospital in India to undergo surgery. “This free treatment is available to all children born with the disease,...

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