The young girl Aza, who lives in the Kharkov Region of the Ukraine has a rare name and a rare genetic disorder--cystic fibrosis. This illness affects the entire body, including lungs, the digestive system, and the liver. Children with cystic fibrosis can survive and grow only if they get daily treatment--pills, breathing treatments, special exercises...
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When a little boy, a small bundle of flesh and bones, falls from the height of the 5th floor, we can truly call it a fall into the abyss. Like all children, little Glib Belikov was a curious, lively boy. The boy had his childhood dreams, but an accident interrupted those dreams, curtailing a loud laugh and a baby twitter. On August 8, 2-year-old Glib fell out of the window of a five-story building.
The Department of premature-born children of Ivano-Frankivsk Region's Children's Clinical Hospital treats newborns with weight 500-2500 gr. 80% of them need oxygen support. But oxygen, in addition to its healing properties, and has many side effects. In order to obtain the positive effect of oxygen therapy, it is necessary to determine the saturation of blood and oxygen to tissues by a special device – a pulse oximeter. The aim of the project is to purchase 1 pulse oximeter for Ivano-Frankivsk Region's Children's Clinical Hospital.
Vadim Ruban was born while his mother Julia was studying at university. The baby was growing and progressing properly pleasing mommy. But their happiness didn’t last over a year. Once when Vadim was 10 months he fainted for some minutes. Ever since such bouts were frequent. Doctors said ‘Never mind’ and didn’t diagnose before the boy turned 3 though the progress of the child has stopped. Just then frightening word ‘epilepsy’ was told.
One and half years ago you worked a miracle for small Olia, donating more than 200 000₴ to help to get rid of the birth defect, exstrophy o the bladder. After 4 failed operations in Dnipro, the girl has finally got to experienced doctor, who corrected the most of the problems. Urogenital system functions now nearly right, and there is no more open sore on girl’s tummy! The next step is endoscopic checkup, the important stage in the enuresis control. We have only one month to gather 1 500€ for Olia.
Liliia is too small to realize what is happening to her. Mom somehow tries to explain why she has to endure painful injections or take bitter "magic" pills. The girl was hospitalized for almost a year before she completed a treatment protocol. In June Liliia underwent MIBG scanning in Italy. We raised funds for it here on UBB. Unfortunately, the result was not comforting as the remnants of the tumor were detected.
One Ukrainian schoolgirl in a million chooses journalism. Inna Zhmud is the one, one in a million. She has made hundreds of packages which have helped thousands of people to save children, to reach out to thick-skinned utility service providers, to stand upon their right and stick up for their rights. And now Inna herself needs help. And again she is one in a million. In a million of oncology patients, there is only one similar case. Adrenocortical carcinoma of the left agrenal gland. Ukrainian doctors have done their best. But such cases are not cured in Ukraine. Germany has tackled the case.
Loving parents, common plans, goals, care. The greatest happiness is daughter! Pleasant саses, the organization of the first birthday, the first (!) – a joy for a young family. Two weeks before the long-awaited holiday, the parents sensed something was amiss, due to the fact that, to some very loud sound, from which all those present jerked and turned, Milochka did not even blink... everyone panicked, began to test in various ways the reaction to sound, but it wasn’t there.
Four months after the birth of Bogdan, they were hospitalized in a serious condition in "Okhmatdet", in the intensive care unit of chronic diseases. Diagnosis of a boy: a kidney disease of the 5th degree, bilateral hydronephrosis, congenital anomaly of the development of the urinary system. Later, the doctors delivered another neurologic diagnosis, which, as it turned out, was withdrawn. Almost four months, Bogdan spent in the hospital.
Four and a half years ago, in the family of Daria and Sergei Nikolaenko from the town of Lebedin in Sumy region, a charming baby was born. The boy was named by Mykhailo. Alas, the easy beginning of life was not waiting for this little baby. Despite his small age, he passed many operations and underwent prolonged treatment with antibiotics. Literally from the first days of life, Misha was persecuted by constant inflammation, removal of lymph nodes, operations on the pedicle...