GEORGETOWN, Jul 7 – A 2 months old baby Choo Kai Wen female who born two month ago on 19th April 2015 needed RM 70,000.00 for her operation. She was prematurely born as Down’s Syndrome, Cpmplete Atrio-Ventricular Septal Defect (AVSD) and Prolonged Ventilation.
The baby is unlikely to be extubated or discharged home without surgical intervention to repair the AVSD, secundum ASD and PDA as soon as possible. The estimated cost of the survey is around RM70,000.00 whereby the parents could not afford the medical bill.
Her parents Choo Cheng Keat (Father), 44 who working as Carpenter and Kok Lie Yun (Mother), 42 who working as Clerk had appealed with Lions Club of Penang Evergreen had ask for Medical Aid Fund Raising. Choo Cheng Keat and Kok Lie Yun had get married for 6 years and just born their 1st child who named Choo Kai Wen.
The baby had been transfer from General Hospital Penang to Gleneagles Penang yesterday. “The operation’s is schedule to be in tomorrow morning at Gleneagles Penang. The operation will take around 6-7 hours and will take around 10 days to 2 weeks time to recover,” said ICU Nurse Manager Ong Phaik Hoon.
To all donors who like to donate, you can walk-in direct to Gleneagles, Penang donate to Choo Kai Wen’s name or donate to Pulau Pinang Clinic Sdn Bhd by cheque then pass it to the admission counter. You may also contact to Mr. Henry Cheah / Ms. Mandee Lau at 6th floor account department or kindly bank in to Public Bank Berhad, account no: 3178643800 in the name of KELAB LIONS EVERGREEN PULAU PINNG.