Berhampur, Mar 13: As many as 38 kids of Berhampur got free heart surgery with the assistance of Rastriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram(RBSK),said Chief District Medical Officer,Berhampur Dr Umashankar Mishra.
Addressing media persons on Friday, Dr Mishra said that RBSK team has assisted 38 kids of the district to undergo critical heart surgery. Children ,those were suffering from heart ailments, have been identified from different blocks of Ganjam during two months
On the report of the district headquarters hospital, they were referred to Narayan Hrudayalaya, Bengaluru and Sri Sathya Sai Hospital, Rajkot. An RBSK team led by Assistant Manager Sandip Tripathy accompanied the children to get their surgery. Significantly, a kid from Asika jail, named Kuli Nayak(18 months) got successful heart surgery under this welfare scheme, Dr Mishra added.