Dying, Helpless 6-month-old orphan, others seek urgent assistance for treatment
By Halima Abdulkadiri
Some patients in critical condition in health facilities in Abuja have cried for help calling on the government, NGOs and individuals to help them overcome their life-threatening health challenges.
One of the patients is a six-month-old orphan, Purity Oku who is suffering from Immuno Suppression (weakness of the immune system) and Sepsis (Malnutrition).
The child was taken to the hospital by a Woman (Deaf and dumped) seeking help on behave of the child.
She has been hospitalized for days in Gurkur Medical Centre Maraba Nasarawa state.
The nurse, in charge of the child
Miss Esther said the woman who brought the baby to the hospital can not afford the money for proper treatment for the baby.
Also, A woman suffering from sickle cell anaemia solicited help to buy three pints of blood and drugs.
The brother of the woman said he has been running up and down to get money to buy the blood they are being requested to buy.
He said, his sister has been in the hospital for three days and they could only afford one pint of blood. Since then.
He added that he still need 40,000 to buy the remaining two pints of blood.
“I appreciate God and the management of Northeast Star for showing interest in supporting people, and God will reward you for that.