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Success! Salinah from Kenya raised $771 to fund fracture repair surgery.

Salinah
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  • $771 raised, $0 to go
$771
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Salinah's treatment was fully funded on February 1, 2018.

Photo of Salinah post-operation

January 3, 2018

Salinah underwent fracture repair surgery.

Salinah’s open reduction internal fixation surgery was successful. She will be able to use her right hand when she recovers fully.

She says, “I was about to give up with the treatment when I was told the cost. I am so thankful for your support.”

Salinah’s open reduction internal fixation surgery was successful. She will be able to use her right hand when she recovers fully. She sa...

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November 30, 2017

Salinah is a caring mother of five from Kenya. She is a farmer and a hardworking woman.

On November 28, Salinah was climbing a ladder when she slid and fractured her hand. She is in a lot of pain and cannot lift her hand.

Salinah says, “My children are worried about my health.”

Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner can help. On December 1, Salinah will undergo a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation. Salinah will hopefully regain full function of her hand. Now, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $771 to fund this procedure.

Salinah is a caring mother of five from Kenya. She is a farmer and a hardworking woman. On November 28, Salinah was climbing a ladder whe...

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Salinah's Timeline

  • November 30, 2017
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Salinah was submitted by Robert Kariuki, Process Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare, our medical partner in Kenya.

  • November 30, 2017
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Salinah's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • December 01, 2017
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Salinah received treatment at AIC Kapsowar 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.

  • January 03, 2018
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Salinah's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • February 01, 2018
    FULLY FUNDED

    Salinah's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 5 donors

Funded by 5 donors

Treatment
ORIF Non Hip (Simple)
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $771 for Salinah's treatment
Hospital Fees
$206
Medical Staff
$256
Medication
$52
Supplies
$231
Labs
$13
Radiology
$13

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Meet another patient you can support

100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.

Yin Yin

Yin Yin is a 27-year-old woman from Thailand. She lives with with her husband, her sister-in-law, her sister-in-law’s husband, her niece and her niece’s two small boys. Her husband, who is the only one supporting her financially, works as a cleaner at a shopping mall. In her free time, she likes to read Burmese novels. Three years ago, when Yin Yin worked as a cleaner in Bangkok, she felt tired, had no appetite, had memory loss and frequent urination. She was brought to a hospital where she was told she has a blood clot in the back of her head. She had it removed surgically, which her employer lent her money for. On December 6th and 8th, Yin Yin had two seizures. She and her husband sought treatment at Mae Tao Clinic, where she was admitted. She does not remember what happened but was given medication and told to come back if she felt unwell. On January 14th, however, she came back to the clinic, complaining of soreness in the back of her head where her first surgery took place. She also reported continued blurry vision, memory loss and fatigue. When the weather gets cold, she feels stiff and sore in her neck and hands. MTC thought she might have encephalitis but needed a CT scan to confirm her diagnosis. Unable to pay, MTC referred her to Watsi Partner Burma Children Medical Fund for assistance in accessing further treatment. Doctors want Yin Yin 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 her condition and formulate an appropriate treatment plan. Our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, is requesting $414 to cover the cost of Yin Yin's CT scan and care, scheduled for January 28th. “It has been very difficult for me, but my husband gives me encouragement,” said Yin Yin.

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