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

Nwet (BB)
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  • $693 raised, $0 to go
$693
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
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, our medical partner in Burma.

  • May 21, 2018
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Nwet (BB) received treatment at Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital. 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 09, 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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