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Odisha govt sent conjoined twins to AIIMS for Surgery

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Bhubaneswar, July 14: The Odisha government has opened its arms to help the conjoined twins of Milipada village under Phiringia block of Kandhamal district who would be sent to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi for
treatment tomorrow.

As the state and district governments are putting all their efforts in providing all sorts of assistance, the couple’s bid to separate their babies is likely to get possible as they have left for AIIMS for a life changing surgery.

According to sources, the babies, Honey and Singha, along with their parents were taken to Phiringia Community Health Centre yesterday and after a night halt there, they were brought to Bhubaneswar from where they are expected to board the Rajdhani Express on Thursday.Odisha Coinjoined twins

The National Youth Health Programme Assistant Manager Soumya Samantaray and one Ayush doctor from Nuapada Primary Health Centre would be with the family until the surgery is completed.

While the district administration has provided a financial aid of Rs 1 lakh to the family of the conjoined twins, the district patients’ welfare committee has provided Rs 25000 for their treatment. Apart from this, the State Health Department has assured to facilitate their treatment and bear all the expenses of the family.

 Wefornews Bureau

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