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Sponsor a patient -  If you can help, please email mend@xtra.co.nz  or  Open this page

Corrective surgery to release a knee or elbow from contracture $100 - $200

Physiotherapy for 1 month to exercise a limb after surgery $50

An artificial limb fitted for leg or arm $250

A wheelchair or walker supplied or made $100 - $200

Travel costs to get to hospital for patient and caregiver $20 - $50

16 November - This physically challenged girl with congenital deformity thigh needs an operation. Click on image for more photos
 
22 August - We need sponsors for these patients. This hand of a woman aged 30 was burned when she was a baby. All patients are from our last camp at Kirani.. on road from Ridi to Santipur ...in Gulmi, Nepal

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Janakpur,  Eastern Nepal.
Serious burns to arm and body at the age of 2 years.
This is a huge case. Dr.Kiran K. Nakarmi, MD, Director, Interplast Surgical Outreach Program Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Kathmandu Model Hospital Kathmandu has offered to operate this patient. Release the axilla (arm) in the first stage. It requires lots of skin graft from the thigh, and do the elbow in second stage after three months, but the patient will need to stay in Kathmandu for almost a month. We need a sponsor for the stay of this patient in hospital.
Update 8 July: This boy underwent surgery today. It took 3 full hours but his arm was completely separated from the side of the body. He will need couple more surgeries to straighten his elbow and ? Wrist. Not sure if we can straighten his wrist because the joint is out of place.

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Akshya
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Sitapaila - Sunsari, Nepal
Double Club foot, at birth
Surgery and follow up
NZ$1200

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