Success! Htet Aung from Burma raised $1,500 to treat a neural tube defect on his face.

Htet Aung
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Htet Aung's treatment was fully funded on June 2, 2016.
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  • Htet Aung's update
May 24, 2016

Photo of Htet Aung post-operation

July 22, 2016

Htet Aung received successful surgery to treat the defect on his face.

After surgery, Htet Aung's vision is improving. He can see clearly and can read books much better than before. Now, Htet Aung is able to go ...

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Htet Aung's Timeline

  • May 24, 2016

    Htet Aung was submitted by Bue Wah Say, Project Officer at Burma Children Medical Fund.

  • May 30, 2016

    Htet Aung 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.

  • June 1, 2016

    Htet Aung's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • June 2, 2016

    Htet Aung's treatment was fully funded.

  • July 22, 2016

    Htet Aung's treatment was successful. Read the update.

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