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Success! Ko from Burma raised $414 to fund a CT scan.

Ko
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  • $414 raised, $0 to go
$414
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Ko's treatment was fully funded on June 20, 2018.

Photo of Ko post-operation

May 9, 2018

Ko underwent a CT scan.

The CT scan helped confirm Ko’s diagnosis so that he may access proper treatment.

He says, “If I am able to get treatment and I recover fully I will work as a baker.”

The CT scan helped confirm Ko's diagnosis so that he may access proper treatment. He says, “If I am able to get treatment and I recover f...

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April 9, 2018

Ko is a 43-year-old laborer from Burma. He lives alone, working on his employer’s corn farm. In his free time, he enjoys playing football and cane ball.

Ko has experienced abdominal pain for three years. He describes the pain as burning and sharp. He also experiences discomfort after drinking and eating. Often the pain is too great for Ko to sleep or to work.

Doctors want Ko 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 $414 to cover the cost of Ko’s CT scan and care, scheduled for April 10.

“When I feel better I will try to change occupation and make Burmese snacks for a living, as I think this will be easier than working in the field,” says Ko.

Ko is a 43-year-old laborer from Burma. He lives alone, working on his employer's corn farm. In his free time, he enjoys playing football an...

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Ko's Timeline

  • April 9, 2018
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Ko was submitted by Bridgitte Agocs at Burma Children Medical Fund, our medical partner in Burma.

  • April 10, 2018
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Ko received treatment at Mae Sot General 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.

  • April 10, 2018
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Ko's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • May 09, 2018
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Ko's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • June 20, 2018
    FULLY FUNDED

    Ko's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 14 donors

Funded by 14 donors

Treatment
CT Scan OPD
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $414 for Ko's treatment
Hospital Fees
$38
Medical Staff
$28
Medication
$0
Supplies
$348

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