KARMIRHATH HOSPITAL, GAIBANDHA
A total of 320 patients attended our hospital during the last two months; among them 6 were new patients. Necessary tests were conducted, Guide Books given and Diabetes Awareness lessons were also given to the new patients. Insulin as well as other medicines were given free to Chronic Patients.
Rubina Khatun aged 35 years, lives near Balashi Ghat about15 km away from Karmirhath Hospital. Her husband is a poor agriculture labor They have three kids. The kids are all school-going.
Rubina developed diabetes a few years ago. Her husband could not manage any treatment for her illness. He did not dare take her to any doctor apprehending that it would be a very costly treatment!
A few months ago he learnt about Karmirhath hospital gives free treatment to poor diabetic patients. When Rubina reached our hospital, after a few tests, she was registered as a diabetic patient, given Guide Book and awareness instructions. She is now a regular visitor and her diabetes is now stabilized. She thanks Karmirhath and those who helps Karmirhath with funds.
2. Badsha Mondol: (not his real name)
Badsha Mondol is 55 years old. He is a day labor. He developed diabetes about 20 years ago. Being poor and having no awareness about his disease, he hardly tried for treatment. Day by day he became too week to move. One day, a kind-hearted person brought him to Karmirhath hospital. There was none to look after him. Along with his treatment for diabetes, he was given other daily necessities. He is given insulin and other necessary medicines free. He visits the hospital regularly. His diabetes has now stabilized. He is thankful to Karmirhath and the overseas donors.
3. Badshah Mondol (Not his real name)
I personally thank Global Giving Foundation for raising funds for Karmirhath. It is always a great help in deed.
masobhan (M Abdus Sobhan)
HELP RESTORE EYESIGHTS TO 500 BANGLADESHIS
Cataract operations are going on smoothly at our Karmirhath Hospital. Thanks to our overseas donors who donated through GlobalGiving Foundations. 1,289 eye patients received treatments during the last two months. 41 patients went through Cataract operations and got back their eye sights.
1. Emdadul Huq (Not his real name):
Emdadul Huq is 76 years old. He has one son and six daughters; all left their old parents after they got married. Emdadul Huq sold everything for giving dowry at the time of marriage of his daughters. By profession he is an agriculture labor. He cannot work regularly because of his old age. His wife is also old and cannot work.
Mean while, Emdadul Huq developed cataract in both of his eyes. He did not make any attempt to treat his eyes as he had no money. In this way he passed more than 12 years with cataract in both of his eyes. One day he came to know about Karmirhath Eye Hospital where cataract operations are done without any money from poor patients, He is very grateful to Karmirhath hospital and to those who provide fund for such operations.
2. Shamsul Huq (Not his real name):
Shamsul Huq aged 65 years, hails from the nearby Polashbari, about 20 kilometers from Gaibandha. He lost his wife about six years ago. There is none to look after him. A few years ago, he developed cataract in both of his eyes. Doctors suggested operation. As he is very poor, he was unable to manage fund for his operation. Following the advices of his neighbor he one day came to Karmirhath Hospital. After necessary tests, cataract operations were performed on both of his eyes in two occasions. Shamsul Huq has got back eye sights on both of his eyes.
I thank sincerely GlobalGiving team for helping us with fund that enables us to provide free services to eye patients who need cataract operations to restore their eye sights.
HELP RESTORE EYESIGHTS TO 500 BANGLADESHIS
PROJECT REPORT_April, 2014.
Cataract operations are going on smoothly at our Karmirhath Hospital. Thanks to our overseas donors for helping us. We are happy to provide services to our increasing number of patients. During the last three months, attendances of eye patients are increasing.
Polashbari, about 20 kilometers from Gaibandha. She lost her husband about six years ago. She is
very poor. She works as a domestic help. A few years ago, she developed cataract in her eyes.
Doctors suggested operation. As she is very poor, she was unable to manage fund for her
operation. At the advice of her neighbor she one day came to Karmirhath Hospital. After necessary
tests, Cataract operations were performed on both of her eyes in two occasions. Sandhya Rani has
got back her eye sights on both of her eyes.
I thank sincerely GlobalGiving team for helping us with fund that enables us
to provide free services to eye patients who need cataract operations to restore their
masobhan (M Abdus Sobhan) President, Karmirhath, Gaibandha, Bangladesh. Phone:88-0541-62245 (office) 88-0541-61831 (Home) Cell: 88-01714088888 Website: http://www.karmirhath.org.bd/