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Success story
Ahrra Dafiya
December 2013

Ahraa Dafiya
2 months
Medical Problem
Cardiogenic Shock
20th December 2013

Case Background

Baby Ahraa Dafiya is the daughter of Mr Thameen Ansari and Mrs. Benazir Begum. Mr. Thameen works as a salesman and earns about INR 7500 a month and is the sole bread winner of his family. When Ahraa was 40 days old, she was admitted to the Apollo Children's Hospital due to her refusal to feed and frequent irritation. During treatment, she was diagnosed with Supra Ventricular Tachycardia (SVT) with Cardiogenic Shock. Cardiogenic shock is when the heart has been damaged so much that it is unable to supply enough blood to the organs of the body. She received incubation, ventilation, inotropes and IV adenosine at the hospital’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. The hospitalization costs came to INR 1,57,656 for two days. Her parents were able to muster INR 1,,30000 through an office loan but were unable to arrange for the rest of the amount and further medication charges.

Ekam’s Involvement

Ahrra’s parents explained the family situation to Dr. Suchira Rannjit, the consultant physician. Dr. Suchitra is a regular donor to Ekam Foundation. She called Ekam’s helpline number and requested them to help the family. Ekam supported the child with eight days of hospitalization and the total cost amounted to INR 72850. After five days of ventilator support, the child was discharged. Ekam supported the family with the child’s medical expenses.
Current Status

Ahrra Dafiya is now a healthy child and is living happily with her family.

Ekam Contact

Name                          : Dr.Suchitra Ranjit
Designation                 : Pediatrician, HOD- PICU at Apollo Children’s Hospital
Telephone Number     : 9840024456

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