Doctors have urged that by having necessary equipment and tools to launch operations they will be capable to do any kind of surgery in Afghanistan on heart problems, saying it will also prevent patients no to go to abroad for more treatments and save some of their money.
Meanwhile Minister of higher education has entitled the recent surgery as big achievement for Afghanistan.
Ventricular septal defect disease has been rife among Afghan children where most of the poor families can’t afford to take their loved ones to abroad and pay big money to treat their children.
A patient was treated well by the doctors in Kabul medical institute and now Miss Maryam who is 11 year old is doing ok.
Professor Shrini aqa Zarif said,” we have used what we had on our hands to treat the 11 year old Maryam to get healthy following a successful VSD operation for the first time in Afghanistan.”
They have claimed that if the necessary and other tools for launching operations to be accessed different other operations will be taken place here in the country under the supervision of Afghan doctors.
Dr. Manocher Timorian an expert on heart disease said,” now we can launch operation on children who are suffering from ventricular septal defect, we hope to have tools to cure other heart disease in the country as well; this will help Afghans not spend more money to take their loved ones to abroad.”
Meanwhile Minister of higher education Farida Momand said,” this is a big achievement for doctors specially for doctors in Kabul university medical institute, this will not be the last operation and we will continue our efforts.”
Maryam’s father has thanked all the staffs who carried the operation on her daughter’s heart successfully.