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SHADAN

Today, no one would believe that the active and chirpy Shadan was once battling for his life. 1 Year old Shadan was diagnosed with a heart disease which needed

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Today, no one would believe that the active and chirpy Shadan was once battling for his life. 1 Year old Shadan was diagnosed with a heart disease which needed immediate treatment. The family was almost on the brink of losing hope, considering how young he was. It was only when Have A Heart Foundation and the Fortis Hospital stepped into picture, did their hope get rekindled.

The family was helped throughout the procedure wherein Have A Heart Foundation and the Fortis Hospital ensured a speedy recovery of Shadan! The naughty boy is today spreading smiles through his mischievous ways.

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RUDRAKSH

At a tender age of 3 months, Rudraksh was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect. He lived the first seven years of his life struggling to get treated.

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At a tender age of 3 months, Rudraksh was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect. He lived the first seven years of his life struggling to get treated. However, his life truly transformed for the better when his family contacted Have A Heart Foundation and took him to the Fortis Hospital, Gurgaon. An ECHO evaluation revealed the status of his heart and a surgery, under the guidance of Dr. Vijay Agarwal, was scheduled at the earliest.

Today, Rudraksh is living an active and energetic life. His parents are thankful for the help and support received by Have A Heart Foundation and the Fortis Hospital!

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Nikhilesh

Nikhilesh, 7 months, was diagnosed with a heart problem by Dr. Arvind. The doctor referred his family to Dr Vijay Agarwal at FMRI, Gurgaon

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Nikhilesh, 7 months, was diagnosed with a heart problem by Dr. Arvind. The doctor referred his family to Dr Vijay Agarwal at FMRI, Gurgaon and Have A Heart Foundation. A detailed ECHO evaluation revealed that there was a hole in his heart which needed a surgical VSD closure.

However, with a dedicated team at the hospital and Have A Heart Foundation, an immediate operation under the guidance of Dr. Vijay Agarwal was scheduled. The family is delighted by the little boy’s recovery and can’t wait for him to lead a hail & hearty life!

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BAISHAKI

“A hole was discovered in my baby girl’s heart and we were instantly worried if she would ever be able to have a normal future,” said Khokham Das

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“A hole was discovered in my baby girl’s heart and we were instantly worried if she would ever be able to have a normal future,” said Khokham Das, father of a 3 year old heart patient, Baisakhi Das. However, the dark phase of his daughter’s life soon saw an end when Have A Heart Foundation and the Fortis Hospital, Gurgaon came forward to help fund her operation.

The operation was successfully performed by Dr. Vijay Agarwal. Today, Baisakhi is a naughty young girl with a bright and happy smile!

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SHABNAM

Shabnam, 19, saw a ray of hope as she was promised financial help from Have A Heart Foundation and the Fortis Hospital, Gurgaon. Before her surgery, the girl

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Shabnam, 19, saw a ray of hope as she was promised financial help from Have A Heart Foundation and the Fortis Hospital, Gurgaon. Before her surgery, the girl used to get fatigued very often. Worrying about her frail and weak condition, her sister took her to the FMRI, Gurgaon where she was diagnosed a heart disease.

However, the sad days ended soon for the family as she received a prompt Mitral Valve Replacement. The siblings are grateful towards Have A Heart Foundation and the Fortis Hospital for standing as pillars of support. Shabnam thanks Dr. Vijay Agarwal for her operation and can’t wait to begin a happy and healthy life!

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Sachin

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

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16 months old Sachin from Kashmir was dealing with a lot of medical complications since birth. Medical tests determined that he had a heart defect. He got admitted at the Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon under the Fortis Foundation with the help of Have A Heart Foundation and underwent a shunt in March, 2018.

However, just after a month, his worsening condition required treatment on priority. His father, Mr. Joginder Paul, accumulated Rs. 50,000 for the surgery. The family was delighted when Have A Heart Foundation, along with Fortis Hospital, stepped in to help them financially. Sachin was successfully operated by Dr. Vijay Agarwal and is paving his way towards a speedy recovery!

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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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