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Success! Nwet (BB) from Burma raised $693 to fund a CT scan.

Nwet (BB)
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Nwet (BB)'s treatment was fully funded on July 9, 2018.

Photo of Nwet (BB) post-operation

June 17, 2018

Nwet (BB) underwent a CT scan.

Nwet (BB) received a CT scan at Chiang Mai Hospital, and the result showed hydrocephalus, or swelling in the brain. He was scheduled for a VP shunt surgery after the CT result. Fortunately, he underwent a successful surgery.

Nwet (BB)’s mother said, “I am very thankful for all the treatment that my son’s has received. I am a happy mother to see my son’s smile after the treatment.”

Nwet (BB) received a CT scan at Chiang Mai Hospital, and the result showed hydrocephalus, or swelling in the brain. He was scheduled for a V...

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May 20, 2018

Nwet (BB) is a five-month-old baby boy from Burma. He lives with his family in a village in Karen State.

Once he was born, the nurses noticed a protrusion on back of his skull, a neurological condition called encephalocele. He already had surgery but now his head is getting bigger.

Doctors want Nwet (BB) to undergo a CT scan, a procedure in which x-ray images taken from several angles are combined to produce cross-sectional images of the body. This scan will hopefully help doctors diagnose his condition and formulate an appropriate treatment plan.

Our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, is requesting $469 to cover the cost of Nwet (BB)’s CT scan and care, scheduled for May 21.

His mother says, “I started feel worry again when I see my baby’s head is getting bigger.”

Nwet (BB) is a five-month-old baby boy from Burma. He lives with his family in a village in Karen State. Once he was born, the nurses no...

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Nwet (BB)'s Timeline

  • May 20, 2018
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Nwet (BB) was submitted by Bue Wah Say, Project Officer at Burma Children Medical Fund.

  • May 21, 2018
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Nwet (BB) received treatment at Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital in Thailand. Medical partners often provide care to patients accepted by Watsi before those patients are fully funded, operating under the guarantee that the cost of care will be paid for by donors.

  • May 23, 2018
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Nwet (BB)'s profile was published to start raising funds.

  • June 17, 2018
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Nwet (BB)'s treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • July 9, 2018
    FULLY FUNDED

    Nwet (BB)'s treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 16 donors

Funded by 16 donors

Treatment
CT Scan with Admission
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $693 for Nwet (BB)'s treatment
Hospital Fees
$246
Medical Staff
$28
Medication
$0
Supplies
$346
Travel
$56
Other
$17

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Kwan

Kwan is a sweet and charming one-year-old girl who loves to dance whenever she hears music! She also likes to play with coconut leaves and pretend she is cooking with them. She lives with her parents and four brothers in Thailand. Kwan’s family fled from Karen State, Burma in 2016 due to armed conflict in their area. Her two oldest brothers and her father all work as agricultural day laborers, her other two brothers currently attend school, and her mother works as a homemaker. Her parents share that their monthly income is enough for their basic day-to-day needs, and when they feel sick, they typically use traditional medicine to manage their symptoms. One year ago on March 1st, Kwan was born at Tha Song Yang Hospital. Immediately after birth, her mother noticed that she had a small lump between her eyes. The doctor diagnosed her with encephalocele, a condition that occurs when the neural tube does not close and causes a sac-like bulge with brain tissue and spinal fluid to poke through the skull. The mass is currently increasing in size and pressing on her nostrils. Doctors want Kwan to undergo a CT scan, a procedure in which X-ray images taken from several angles are combined to produce cross-sectional images of the body. This scan will hopefully help doctors formulate an appropriate treatment plan. Our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, is requesting $693 to cover the cost of Kwan's CT scan and care, which is scheduled for August 8th. Kwan's mother says, “I was so happy when I heard my daughter has donors who will help support her treatment. Every night I have prayed to God to help my daughter. I want to thank the organization and the donors so much for their kindness. I want my daughter to grow up the same as other people and go to school. I want her to become an educated person. I also want her to help poor communities.”

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