Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Annual General Meeting of Navsanklap Held at DAV College

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Chandigarh 21st Jan, 2020:- Navsankalp association, a student run organisation based in tri-city(Chandigarh) which aims at providing medical aid to the critically ill children below the age of 17 in PGIMER and GMSH - 16. Till date NavSankalp has contributed a sum of 66 lacs and has saved 181 lives.

The Annual General Meeting for the session 2019-20 was held at DAV College, Sector-10, Chandigarh on 21st of January, 2020.

The event featured a prudent donation for a 3 year old boy named "Arhaan" afflicted by "X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia" and requires monthly IVIg therapy. Currently Arhaan requires 2 vials per month, which may increase as the weight of the child increases. Arhaan- is the s/o Umar Farooq (Farmer) and Mrs. Fameeda Akhtar (house maker) who is a resident of Village Akhal, Dist- Kulgam, Jammu and Kashmir. Monthly wage of the family is INR 8000-10000. 

XLA is a life threatening Primary Immune Deficiency disease (Immunological Disorder) as a result of which he has very low levels. He needs replacement intravenous immunoglobulin (blood product) therapy every month. Rough estimation of his yearly cost of the therapy is approximately INR300,000  and two month expenditure was paid off  by organization.

NavSankalp endowed the sum of INR25000 to Arhaan medicated under "PGIMER, Chandigarh".

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