1-yr-old girl's treatment: Malayali Association in Telangana offers help


Cherthala native Anvitha is being treated in a hospital in Hyderabad. The lockdown was imposed when her chemotherapy was progressing.

Anvitha with her parents (Photo: Binu Thomas)

Kochi: The Malayali people of Telangana is joining hands to help one-year-old Keralite girl Anvitha, who is affected with eye cancer, to continue her treatment. The Malayali Association stated that they have brought the issue to the attention of Telangana government.

Association president Libi Benjamin informed that Kerala government and former chief minister Oommen Chandy had contacted them regarding the issue and that the Telangana government assured them to make arrangements for the movement of ambulance.

Cherthala native Anvitha is being treated in a hospital in Hyderabad. The lockdown was imposed when her chemotherapy was progressing. With this, they could not reach Telangana for further treatment. Discontinuation of the treatment will affect the results.

The situation of the family was reported by Mathrubhumi News. Following this, health minister K K Shailaja brought it to the attention of chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan and he assured in a press meet on Friday to make arrangements for transportation to continue the treatment in Hyderabad.

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