Author: Sleukem

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Vaishnavi’s Story

It was during June 2018, my daughter Vaishnavi was having recurring fever. We took her to multiple doctors but she wasn’t getting any relief. We visited MGM Hospital, Aurangabad, there we met Dr. Tushar Idhate, he suggested some tests which confirmed that my daughter had blood cancer." I work as a labourer. Whenever there is requirement for a labour, I rush to work. I have my parents, my wife and two children to look after. I could never imagine my daughter …
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Sai Namith’s story

Sai Namith, a 15-year-old boy was diagnosed with T-Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in the year 2020. He complained of intermittent fever and was referred to Shankara Hospital by his family friend. The diagnosis came as a shock to the family. He belonged to a middle-class family with his father being a petty shop owner and mother, a homemaker. With a lot of agonies, they approached the hospital and requested for funds. It was then that Bansi Vidya Memorial Trust helped the boy …
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A Message from a Father

“I want to say that I have been really fortunate to have such support from Leukemia Crusaders, who has stood by us in our hardest times” After the diagnosis of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia of my son, we were in a dilemma due to the expensive treatment. As a daily wage earner, I didn’t have much income to bear with such a disease and its expensive treatment. Back in late December 2021, I was unable to find a job due to COVID. …
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Funding treatment

Five years old Poonam was diagnosed with Acute Leukemia two and a half years ago. She was admitted in PGI, Chandigarh for treatment. She got well after proper treatment and care. However, on June 28, 2022, she got seizure and came to DMC&H for a follow up. She was admitted in the hospital and was investigated and tested for CBC and other investigations. Medicines were started. Dr. Shruti counselled the family and informed that Poonam had had a relapse. The family …
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Ibrahim is doing well now

Ibrahim, a fifteen-year-old student of 6th standard, was living a carefree life like other children of his age. On February 13, 2021, he complained of fatigue and fever. His family went to the nearby hospital in Sopore where the doctors prescribed some medicines, but nothing worked. They then visited Baramulla Hospital where they got some investigations done like CBC. The reports of these investigations were not normal. The doctor recommended them to visit SKIMS Hospital in Srinagar. They directly made …
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Chaitali’s path to recovery

Chaitali Sakpal, a 7-year-old girl, had lost her father at a very early age and was staying with her mother at Satara. She started running fever in February 2019 and gradually developed joint pains. When there was no response to the medicines provided by the local doctor, she was  brought to Wadia hospital, Mumbai. On evaluation in Wadia hospital, she was found to have pancytopenia (Low Hb, Low WBC, Low platelets). Further, the bone marrow examination revealed Pre-B Acute Lymphoblastic …
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Giving back childhood

Armeet Kaur is a cheerful, bubbly girl and the most lovable member in her family. When she turned 2, she had high fever. Her parents took her to the nearest paediatrician who asked them to get some tests done. Armeet started feeling sick every passing day. Her parents were worried. It was hard to see her on bed for days. However, after a few more tests, she was diagnosed with Leukemia. It is hard to imagine wht the parents must …
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Anand’s story of hope

Kuldeep Banjara (name changed) started working as a manual labor since an early age. He had 2 sons. When his elder son was 8 years old, he fell into an open manhole and lost his life. Three years later his younger son Anand (and now, his only son) started having fever. He consulted a doctor in Jhalawar who referred them to Udaipur. The doctors diagnosed Anand with Acute Leukemia. This was a huge shock for Kuldeep. He saw only darkness in …
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Mental Health in Kids during Covid

Year 2020 has indeed been difficult, for each one of us in some way or the other. Many were put out of work, schools were shut down, children were forced to stay indoors, parks, malls and gathering places were all closed. Suddenly the world around us had transformed. Imagine how badly this scenario must have upended the lives of our children! Social isolation, altered routine, limited physical activities and disrupted eating habits led to problems in children – physical, emotional …
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An Unconditional Bond

By Shailika Sinha Parents – the word that exudes warmth, unconditional love, care, security and loads of affection. The pillars that hold their children intact in every phase of their lives. The people who live for their kids, sacrifice so much for their kids and are always there to support them, to stand for them. Where do they find themselves in the middle of these trying times when it has been months since the world is stuck in a pandemic? Parenting …
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How women power change

By Akriti Garg Summary: GlobalLinker member and business owner, Akriti Garg shares the that women have in abundance that make them excel as entrepreneurs and become agents of positive change. When I was growing up, listening to tales of Cinderella and her midnight adventure to find her one true love, I realised that the theme of most stories was similar...a damsel in distress, true love that finds her and saves her. I often thought, is this our purpose or aspiration in life? …
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The Road Ahead

By Shailika Sinha A difficult year has gone by. With the vaccination drive for Covid-19 just round the corner, year 2021 has surely begun on a good note. There is so much to look forward to. Better health, more happiness and more action! The passing year has taught us many an important lesson that is likely to stay with us throughout. It has reinstated the fact that no matter what, health is the most important thing, and that good health includes both physical and …
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