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Providing essential medical disposables and medicines to the poor patients in the Emergency Dept., which are not covered under any other govt/non-govt medical fund at PGIMER.
If you are a poor patient in medical crisis and facing financial challenges, we can help. You may also recommend a patient who needs financial assistance by using the project mediCATe forms given below.

IMPACT:

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  • Name: Jugal Kishore
  • Age: 44yrs
  • City: Distt Karnal, Haryana
  • Profession: Temple Priest
  • Father/Guardian’s Profession: Deceased
  • Monthly Family Income: Rs.7,000/-
  • Diagnosis: Kidney Damaged
  • Treatment: Post kidney replacement medication
  • Total Amount Approved: Rs.3,000/- per month
  • Hospital: Silver Oaks, Mohali

Case Closed: Medicines provided for a month. Thereafter a larger fund collection was carried out through local newspaper appeal.

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  • Name: Neha
  • Age: 15yrs
  • City: Chandigarh
  • Profession: Govt School Student
  • Father/Guardian’s Profession: Deceased
  • Monthly Family Income: Nil
  • Diagnosis: Congenital Hole in the heart
  • Treatment: Surgery
  • Total Amount Approved: Rs.65,000/-
  • Hospital: Fortis, Mohali

Case Closed: Surgery conducted under Rotary Heartline Project, hence no funds needed to be raised.

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  • Name: Sunny
  • Age: 5yrs
  • City: Pinjore, Haryana
  • Profession: Primary School Student
  • Father/Guardian’s Profession: Father Rickshaw Puller
  • Monthly Family Income: Rs.3,000/-
  • Diagnosis: Congenital Hole in the heart. Medical disposables required.
  • Treatment: Surgery
  • Total Amount Approved: Rs.900/-
  • Hospital: PGIMER, Chandigarh

Case Closed: Surgery conducted and child went home to recuperate.

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  • Name:Manpreet Singh
  • Age: 24yrs
  • City: Punjab
  • Profession: Fresh Engineer
  • Father/Guardian’s Profession: Retired
  • Monthly Family Income: Father’s meager pension
  • Diagnosis: Complete paralysis waist down due to spinal injury
  • Treatment: Physiotherapy
  • Total Amount Approved: Rs.15,000/-
  • Hospital: Fortis Mohali

Case Closed: Patient was able to make progress and start walking with the crutches.

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  • Name: Karan
  • Age: 10yrs
  • City: Ambala, Haryana
  • Profession: Student
  • Father/Guardian’s Profession: Autorickshaw Driver
  • Monthly Family Income: Rs.7,000/-
  • Diagnosis: LGBS
  • Treatment: Injections to stem the virus
  • Total Amount Approved: Rs.30,000/-
  • Hospital: PGIMER, Chandigarh

Case Closed: Movement returned to the limbs and the pain reduced too. The child was discharged after a week and went home to make full recovery.

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  • Name: Jasodha
  • Age: 32yrs
  • City: Chandigarh
  • Profession: Housewife
  • Father/Guardian’s Profession: Industrial Worker
  • Monthly Family Income: Rs.4,700/-
  • Diagnosis: Blockage in heart
  • Treatment: Valve needed
  • Total Amount Approved: Rs.34,000/-
  • Hospital: PGIMER, Chandigarh

Case Closed: Patient made full recovery and went home.

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  • Name: Anuradha
  • Age: 27yrs
  • City: Patiala, Punjab
  • Profession: Housewife
  • Father/Guardian’s Profession: Small time Tailor
  • Monthly Family Income: Rs.6,000/-
  • Diagnosis: Neurosurgery required
  • Treatment: Post surgery expensive medication and injections required
  • Total Amount Approved: Rs.55,000/-
  • Hospital: PGIMER, Chandigarh

Case Closed: Despite all effort to provide timely medical aid to the pregnant patient, she passed away.

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  • Name: Manveer
  • Age: 20yrs
  • City: Punjab
  • Profession: Student
  • Father/Guardian’s Profession: Labourer
  • Monthly Family Income: Rs.5,000/-
  • Diagnosis: Hemophilia
  • Treatment: Expensive injections in emergency
  • Total Amount Approved: Rs.32,000/-
  • Hospital: PGIMER, Chandigarh

Case Closed: Patient made full recovery and went home.

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  • Name: Yugmati
  • Age: 20yrs
  • City: Punjab
  • Profession: Student
  • Father/Guardian’s Profession: Labourer
  • Monthly Family Income: Rs.5,000/-
  • Diagnosis: Hemophilia
  • Treatment: Expensive injections in emergency
  • Total Amount Approved: Rs.32,000/-
  • Hospital: PGIMER, Chandigarh

Case Closed: Patient made full recovery and went home.

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  • Name: Suresh Yadav
  • Age: 20yrs
  • City: Punjab
  • Profession: Student
  • Father/Guardian’s Profession: n/a
  • Monthly Family Income: Rs.7,000/-
  • Diagnosis: Mitre Valve Replacement
  • Treatment: Surgery
  • Total Amount Approved: Rs.35,000/-
  • Hospital: PGIMER, Chandigarh

Case Closed: Patient made good recovery, went home. Unfortunately he passed away 2 months later.

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  • Name: Man Bahadur
  • Age: 25yrs
  • City: Nepal
  • Profession: Farm Labourer
  • Father/Guardian’s Profession: Farm Labourer
  • Monthly Family Income: Rs.6,000/-
  • Diagnosis: ASD (Atrial Septal Defect)
  • Treatment: Surgery
  • Total Amount Approved: Rs.15,000/-
  • Hospital: PGIMER, Chandigarh

Case Closed: Patient made full recovery and went home.

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  • Name: Harkesh
  • Age: 28yrs
  • City: Uttar Pradesh
  • Profession: Small Time Contractual Agriculturalist
  • Father/Guardian’s Profession: Small Time Contractual Agriculturalist
  • Monthly Family Income: Rs.8,000/-
  • Diagnosis: Liver dysfunction
  • Treatment: Liver Biopsy
  • Total Amount Approved: Rs.15,000/-
  • Hospital: PGIMER, Chandigarh

Case Closed: No malignancy found. Patient put on long term medication and sent home.