Pakistan toddler to return home as bone marrow transplant at Kozhikode hospital turns successful


Aster MIMS | Source: asterhospitals.in

Kozhikode: The parents of Saif Jalal from Pakistan’s Balochistan feel relieved as bone marrow transplant at Kozhikode hospital turned successful and saved his life.

The toddler had been endangered by the rare condition called Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID). His family was in trouble as treatment at UAE did not fetch assuring result. The parents reached Aster MIMS hospital here as a last resort to save the life of the two-year-old boy and interventions of experts have given a promising chapter to his life. They are about to leave for Pakistan after two month long post-surgery treatment.

VIPs including union minister of state for foreign affairs V Muraleedharan facilitated the treatment at the hospital. The kid’s family is not finacially sound and various civil society groups came together to raise Rs 25 lakh as financial assistance.

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