Arshad Ali's Story
12-year-old Arshad Ali acquired typhoid perforation after high fever and abdominal pain that wreaked havoc on his health. This is a complication of typhoid fever that causes leakage of intestinal contents into the abdomen causing peritonitis, an intra-abdominal infection.
To save Arshad from further complications, the doctors in a government hospital performed ileostomy after exploration. Post-surgery, Arshad took prescribed medicines for a few months.
Now, the doctors have recommended an ileostomy reversal surgery but the family has not been able to obtain an appointment in any of the local hospitals for it. They cannot afford to go to a private hospital because of lack of financial resources.
Arshad’s father worked as a security guard but had to leave his job one month ago because he was diagnosed with tuberculosis. One of his brothers is a daily wager and earns a meagre salary of PKR 20,000 per month. All five family members are dependent on him.
Observing the tough situation of Arshad’s family, one of their relatives told them that if their case gets registered with Transparent Hands foundation, they would be facilitated with free surgical treatment. So, as a last resort, they contacted us and their case is now registered with us.
“When my cousin told me that there is an organization that would help me get my son operated without taking a single penny from my pocket, I could not believe my ears’.- Arshad’s father.
Arshad Ali is depending on you to get him out of his difficult situation. Any financial help, in this regard, is much needed and will be deeply appreciated. Please donate generously!
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Arshad Ali's Story
Arshad Ali, 12 years old, previously had a laparotomy for acute peritonitis due to typhoid perforation. His loop ileostomy was made and the doctor advised him ileostomy reversal surgery after a few months. For this purpose, he was admitted in Akram Medical Complex and the surgery was performed by Dr. Muhammad Bilal Mirza on 25.11.2020. Arshad stayed in the hospital for four days and was discharged in a stable condition. He is recovering well from his surgery.