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PENINAH WEKESA SUCCESS STORY

On the morning of Sunday 30th October 2011, 29-year-old Pennina underwent open heart surgery at Guru Nanak Ramgharia Sikh Hospital. 29-yr old Pennina Wekesa suffered many years living with rheumatic heart valve disease (RHVD). The disease followed a simple sore throat infection as a child which went untreated with antibiotics. With repeated infections the heart valve was gradually destroyed leading to heart failure. With only a matter of months to...

SURGERY

Mr Raj Jutley successfully performed emergency coronary bypass surgery Mr Raj Jutley, PANAHF lead surgeon, successfully performed emergency coronary bypass surgery on a 72-yr-old patient at Nairobi Hospital on 21st Nov 2010. The patient had sustained a large heart attack and was too unstable to be transferred abroad for treatment.

GEOFFREY SUCCESS STORY

24-year-old Geoffrey underwent open-heart surgery lasting 5 hours. On the morning of Wednesday October 22nd 2008, 24-year-old Geoffrey underwent open-heart surgery lasting 5 hours. During this operation his mitral valve, a structure that separates the two left sided chambers of the heart, was replaced with a mechanical valve While the blood from his heart was diverted to a heart-lung machine, the PANAHF team from UK led by Mr Raj Jutley...

ABOUT PANAHF
PANAHF is a non-profit making NGO charitable organisation registered in the UK and Kenya. Our aims are targeted at both primary prevention and specialised treatment of cardiovascular disease.

STAY CONNECTED
United Kingdom:
UK Charity Commission Number 1138922
14 Park Row, Nottingham, NG1 6GR

Kenya:
P.O. Box 59915-00200 Nairobi, Kenya
+254 (0)738 567 300
info@panahf.org


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