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April 30, 2020

For about four years, Morgan has had recurrent pain in his abdomen and in February the pain became severe. He sought treatment at Watsi’s Medical Partner Care Center Nyakibale Hospital in Uganda.

Morgan says that due to the recurrent pain, his eating has worsened, he has lost weight, and is his productivity at work is down. He had tried managing the pain with hospital visits, however upon review in Nyakibale Hospital, doctors diagnosed him with cholecystitis and curative laparotomy surgery is recommended. With successful surgery, Morgan will be able to lead a comfortable life with fewer complications. 

Morgan is a prison officer in western Uganda. The father of one laments that currently, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, he is not able to access medical help from the prisons medical centre and is in need of care. His wife is a business lady and their income not enough to meet the cost of surgery ($230) and their daily needs.

Morgan shared, “I pray hard that I could be supported to undergo my surgery, get healthy once again, and continue serving my country.”

For about four years, Morgan has had recurrent pain in his abdomen and in February the pain became severe. He sought treatment at Watsi's Me...

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Morgan's Timeline

  • April 30, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • May 04, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Morgan's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • May 05, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Morgan received treatment at Karoli Lwanga Hospital, Nyakibale. 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.

  • July 01, 2020
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Morgan's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Morgan is currently raising funds for his treatment.

Funded by 2 donors

Funded by 2 donors

Treatment
Curative Laparotomy
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $230 for Morgan's treatment
Hospital Fees
$142
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$44
Supplies
$40
Labs
$4

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