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Samastipur :- Two-year-old Ayush, a resident of Rampur Maheshpur village in Tajpur block, is suffering from a hole in his heart. On the initiative of the local MP Prince Raj, the process of his treatment at the government level began on Saturday. Being financially weak, the family members could not receive treatment. Taking the innocent boy with him to the civil surgeon’s office on Saturday, his family had high hopes from the health department that the innocent boy would be properly treated and his life saved.
On reaching the Sadar hospital, District Immunization Officer Dr Satish Kumar Sinha and paediatricians also examined the child. Following this, RBSK District Coordinator Dr Vijay Kumar was instructed to track the said child and submit the report. Apart from this, a reference card was also made after the selection of the child by the Tajpur block team working under the National Child Health Programme.
Along with this, he has also registered for the free healthcare benefits available under the Chief Minister’s Child Heart Scheme. The boy will now be sent to the Indira Gandhi Heart Institute, Patna, and will undergo the necessary investigation and proper treatment free of charge, after which he will be taken to Gujarat and operated on for the heart hole disease . During this, National Lok Janshakti Party Students Union MP Representative and National General Secretary Rishi Singh were also present at Sadar Hospital.
Six children have already been sent to Sathya Sai Hospital in Ahmedabad:
Six children suffering from a hole in their heart were sent to Sathya Sai Hospital in Ahmedabad in collaboration with the health department last week alone. Where the heart operation will be done for those children. The victim’s relatives will not have to spend a single cent on this operation and other procedures. From the operation to the rest of the expenses, the health department will take care of it. All the victims were sent together in an ambulance to Patna. From where he has been sent to Ahmedabad.
The victims include Azad Kumar (4 years) of Bahadurpur village of Patori block, Mohd of Bhagwatpur village of Sarairanjan block. Ayan (4 years), Aman Raja (3 years) of Bagra village of Mohanpur block, Piyush Kumar (4 years) of Gado Bajitpur village of Dalsingh Sarai block, Sarjan Kumar (5 years) of Dumri village of block of Mohanpur, Avinash Kumar of Bhagwatpur Village of Sarai Ranjan Block (14 years).
It has been said that there was a hole in the heart from the birth of all these children, which grew larger with time. If not operated at the right time, it can also be fatal. On getting information about the case, the District Health Committee of the National Child Health Program (RBSK) working in the district referred it to the State Health Committee, Patna, from where the state team was sent to the ‘Sathya Sai Hospital Ahmedabad to succeed. operation All children will be able to lead a normal life after a successful intervention.
There was a hole in the boy’s heart from birth:
Relatives of these children explained that the child was treated in Samastipur, where it was found that there was a hole in the child’s heart. After that she was treated in a private nursing hospital for better treatment. It’s very hard. Where many fathers of children make daily wages to support themselves and their families. It’s not possible for them to spend that much. The RBSK team contacted the family members. The boy was sent to the Patna State Health Society in 102 ambulances by the RBSK team. Where the family and the child were flown to Ahmedabad after meeting the senior officials.
RBS offers treatment for 45 types of diseases in children:
Dr. Vijay Kumar, district coordinator of RBSK, said that under the National Child Health Scheme (RBSK), the surgery of these children is done free of cost in large private government hospitals. The child’s name must be registered in the Anganwadi center or the government school. He said that when the child is in the womb, the ultrasound report reveals the hole in the baby’s heart.
Under the RBSK, surgery for children suffering from congenital diseases is performed free of cost. Also included are heart holes, cleft lips and cleft palate. Heart piercing surgery is expensive, it costs one to three lakh rupees. The TM of RBSK treats and operates on 45 types of diseases in children from 0 to 18 years.
There will be no cost to the family:
Dr. RBSK District Coordinator Vijay Kumar said that the entire process of investigation and operation of the child victims would be carried out by the RBSK team only. The family will not have to spend any kind of cost in this whole operation process. Even after the operation, for the child’s feedback, the RBSK team will receive regular information by visiting his home.
Symptoms of heart hole disease in children:
- The child’s skin turns blue.
- Nails and lips also turn blue.
- There is difficulty breathing.
- The baby has trouble drinking milk.
- Sweat, weight loss and fatigue.
The reason for the hole in the heart of children:
- Most cases are congenital.
- Rubella-measles in a pregnant woman.
- Side effects of some medications.
- Alcohol consumption by pregnant women.
- Smoking, cocaine use during pregnancy.