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Free medical camp for kids with congenital heart diseases

Free medical camp for kids with congenital heart diseases
A child with congenital heart disease is administered saline at a medical camp set up by Qatar Charity in Bangladesh.

Qatar Charity (QC) has set up a medical camp in Bangladesh to provide essential treatment for nearly 90 children suffering from congenital heart diseases.

The treatment at the camp, which started on August 13 will continue until August 21, said a press release.

An expert in pediatric cardiology and consultant in interventional catheter procedures from the University of Texas, USA is taking part in the programme.

The camp also includes other pediatric cardiologists, cardiac surgeons from Jordan and Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), Qatar, an anesthesiologist from Ramallah hospitals, and many medical staff from Bangladesh.

The doctors conduct the ‘device closure procedure for the children suffering from congenital heart diseases.

The medical staff, upon the arrival, began conducting multiple examinations to assess the cases that require operations. Coordination was made with the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases in Bangladesh to prepare a list of 100 - 150 patients with various types of malformations.