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Stories of the brave hearts

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SHABNAM

19 year old Shabnam used to get fatigued very often. Worrying about her frail and weak condition, her sister took her to Meerut for a check-up which revealed

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19 year old Shabnam used to get fatigued very often. Worrying about her frail and weak condition, her sister took her to Meerut for a check-up which revealed that she was having a heart problem. They were informed about FMRI, Gurgaon which could help them financially under the Fortis Foundation.

An evaluation revealed that she required Mitral valve replacement. Her family of 8 has an unstable financial condition with her sister being the only employed member earning Rs 3000 a month. Unable to afford the cost of treatment, the family is looking for support under the Umeed –Dhadkan initiative.

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Sachin

16 month old Sachin from Kashmir was dealing with a lot of medical complications since birth. Medical tests determined that he was dealing with a heart defect.

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16 month old Sachin from Kashmir was dealing with a lot of medical complications since birth. Medical tests determined that he was dealing with a heart defect. Sachin got admitted at the Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon under the Fortis Foundation and underwent BD Glen Shunt in March, 2018.

However, just a month after, he developed engorged veins on his chest, abdomen and face which need to be tackled with PDA ligation. His father, Mr. Joginder Paul, is a labourer who gets work occassionally. He has accumulated 50,000 Rs for the surgery of his beloved son but is relying for support from the Umeed- Dhadkan initiative to help in covering the medical expenses.

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DR. ARVIND G KULKARNI

9-year-old Krishna Yadav was first presented to our Scoliosis Clinic in May 2017 with complaints of Deformity of Back (Spine), difficulty in walking and back pain.

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9-year-old Krishna Yadav was first presented to our Scoliosis Clinic in May 2017 with complaints of Deformity of Back (Spine). Born with abdominal wall developmental defect, he developed a high-grade of back deformity (Scoliosis). Determined to give him a bright future, his father came in contact with us at the Bombay Hospital, Mumbai. After a thorough evaluation, we decided to use the latest 'Growing Rod Technique' to correct the curvature of his spine and to ensure he grows taller.

Have A Heart Foundation stepped in to take control of the high cost of treatment. The successful surgery and Krishna's will to battle all the odds gave him the courage to start afresh. He was soon discharged with a brace, and a second stage procedure is being planned soon.

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DR. SURESH RAO

I have been associated with Have A Heart Foundation since a long time and have thoroughly enjoyed my interactions with Mr. Rakesh Biyani.

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I have been associated with Have A Heart Foundation since a long time and have thoroughly enjoyed my interactions with Mr. Rakesh Biyani. His zeal to make a difference and contribution towards the society is impressive. I appreciate Have A Heart Foundation for their professionalism in dealing with cases needing financial assistance.

A plethora of cases have come to us at Kokilaben Dhiruben Ambani Hospital and have been successfully treated with the joint efforts of our skillful team and Have A Heart Foundation. It is satisfying to see a smile on the faces of the family and to observe the little child being free of any heart-related disorders.

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DR. ASHUTOSH. S

Have A Heart Foundation has provided a huge support to all the underprivileged, dealing with Congenital Heart Diseases.

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Have A Heart Foundation has provided a huge support to all the children dealing with heart diseases. Their timely help has enabled the hospital to save more children as they ensure that the surgeries are started at once. The unique feature of this association is that the families do not have to seek any additional financial aid as all of the hospital costs are covered end to end.

The team of efficient surgeons at Jupiter Hospital along with the volunteers at Have A Heart Foundation is doing a phenomenal job. They are thriving to reduce the number of patients with heart-related disorders. Jupiter Hospital especially acknowledges Have A Heart Foundation for telephonic approval of emergency lifesaving surgeries.

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Jagruti Sachin Pradhan

At a tender age of 10 months, little Jagruti was diagnosed with a heart disorder and immediately required a PDA Device Closure.

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At a tender age of 10 months, little Jagruti Sachin Pradhan was diagnosed with a heart disorder and required a PDA Device Closure at once. Her parents were constantly worried about their daughter's deteriorating condition. They immediately contacted Have A Heart Foundation for help. Without wasting any time, Have A Heart Foundation came on board and asked the doctors at SRCC Hospital, Mumbai to begin the surgery at the earliest.

The promptness of Have a Heart Foundation along with the constant help from skilled doctors ensured a speedy recovery. Jagruti Sachin Pradhan is on a road to recovery and our best wishes are with her and her family.

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Sneha Singh

Six month old Sneha, diagnosed with Ventricular Septal, was operated successfully and is showing a speedy recovery.

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Sneha Singh, a 6 month old baby, was diagnosed with a congenital heart disease- Ventricular Septal Defect. Her condition was suggested a surgery by the doctors. Unable to bear the expense of surgery, her father, Mr. Babloo, found himself in a fix.

Her father was delighted when his employer informed him about Have A Heart Foundation. Sneha was admitted to Jupiter Hospital, Mumbai at once and was operated by Dr. Ashutosh. The little girl is showing speedy recovery as her follow up reports have been satisfactory. We wish her a happy and healthy life.

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Saksham S Jadhav

Saksham, aged 8, is leading a happy and healthy life after being successfully treated of Surgical Atrial Septal Defect Closure.

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A young boy of 8, Saksham S. Jadhav was diagnosed with Surgical Atrial Septal Defect Closure. Without any further delay, they contacted Have A Heart Foundation for help. The family's tension was immediately relieved as Have A Heart Foundation stepped in at once and started taking care of the surgery.

Saksham was successfully treated by Dr. Prashant Bobhate in Kokilaben Dhirubai Ambani Hospital. Today, he is an active and happy child, soon getting back to his naughty ways. We wish him a wonderful life ahead.

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Bhavisha Lund

At a tender age of 1 month, Bhavisha was given the gift of life after being operated successfully for Ventricular Septal Defect.

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At 1 month of age, Bhavisha Lund's local physician suggested her parents to take her to Fortis in Mumbai as he suspected a problem with her heart. It was at Fortis that she was diagnosed with Ventricular Septal Defect.

They contacted Have A Heart Foundation for help as soon as they could. In no time, Have A Heart Foundation came forward to get little Bhavisha admitted and she was successfully operated by Dr. Vijay Agarwal. She is weaving her path towards a healthy future and is showing speedy recovery.

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Adarsh Thakur

5 Year old Adarsh, after being treated of Lare Ventricular Defect, is today an active and healthy child with glittery eyes and a smiling face.

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5 Year old Adarsh Thakur was detected with a Large Ventricular Heart Defect. His father, a driver by profession, was informed about Have A Heart Foundation by his employer.

Upon contacting Have A Heart Foundation, Adarsh was immediately admitted at Jupiter Hospital in Mumbai and was successfully operated by Dr. Ashutosh. Adarsh is a hale and hearty kid and has shown a phenomenal recovery. We wish him and his family a healthy and bright future.

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