Category: Medical Support of Individual Children

Young Heart Patient Recovering from Successful Surgery, Uganda

Well wishes to Patricia

August 24, 2017
Alphonse Mwanamwolho

RMF Uganda would like to thank you for all your kind support to our young heart patient, Patricia Biira. Today, August 24, 2017, she has been discharged from the Uganda Heart Institute after her successful surgery on Wednesday, August 16, 2017. The surgeons have assured us that Patricia is in a stable condition and she will gradually heal from the post-surgery pain. Patricia has started standing and walking on her own, and she can smile and laugh.

Patricia was born with holes in her heart, which prevented her from growing and developing normally. Her mother is a housewife and her...

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Mending John Ochwo: A Letter of Appreciation from Uganda

August 24, 2010

John (in white shirt) and his family welcoming him back home after surgery

The following is a letter written sent to us by our Project Coordinator, Charles Naku, for Uganda. This letter is about John Ochwo, a patient that RMF has been supporting for the past year and who with the generous support and connections of Mending Kids International was able to receive a vital heart surgery for free at a top hospital in India:

Dear Real Medicine,
I was smothered in hugs the day I broke the news to John’s family that John’s operation abroad was

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Ruhuna Medical College – Children's Growth Hormone Program

September 30, 2008

On July 28th, Program Director Minerva Fernando and Accountant Nishantha Sandakelum accompanied the children in the Tangalle region sponsored by Real Medicine Foundation and their guardians to Ruhuna Medical College in Karapatiya for their quarterly evaluations. Madumekala, Sachini, and Tharindu were in attendance.

Read more about the program here: Long-term Medical Support and Growth Hormone Treatment for Children.

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