Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma visited Gauhati Medical College & Hospital on Tuesday and met a particularly active child, who is being treated there. He also asked the hospital director to send the child to Bengaluru for treatment after interviewing his mother.
“I am very touched by this love and affection for a particularly weak child who is being treated at Gauhati Medical College & Hospital. As per his mother’s request, he has directed the GMCH Superintendent to make arrangements for further treatment of the child in Bangalore,” Sarma said. wrote on Twitter.
Earlier in September, doctors at a private hospital in Bengaluru made headlines after saving the life of a six-month-old baby from West Bengal who was diagnosed with biliary atresia, a rare condition found in a one in 12,000 children. The surgeons performed a 12-hour operation, which was successful and gave the child a new life. Biliary atresia is a blockage in the ducts (tubes) that carry bile from the liver to the pancreas. This congenital condition occurs when the inner and outer tubes of the liver do not develop normally.