Sri Lanka

Fazeer Ahamed – March 2010 Visit

March 31, 2010


Photo: Fazeer, second from left, and the other kids.

On 11th of March 2010 Real Medicine staff accompanied the children in the program, who live in the Matara and Hambantota districts, to Ruhuna Medical College.

Two of the children, Fazeer Ahamed and Madura Madusanka live in Dickwella & Kamburugamuwa and Gayan Madushanka lives in Angunukolapelessa.

In addition to their physicals, Fazir and Gayan received replacement auto injectors to administer their treatments from A. Baurs representative Mrs. Shanuki.

A. Baurs will be providing back up auto injectors for the program to be held at Ruhuna College in the event there is a malfunction in one of the other children’s.

Fazeer Ahamed

Fazeer is now age 14 years and is in the eight grade at the International School in Dickwella. He began receiving Growth Hormone Therapy funded by RMF at the age of 11 in the 2007 for a partial deficiency in growth hormone. At the time, he started he was 106cm and had a bone age of 3.5 years.

He has since grown to 133.7 cm tall and now weighs 29. 5 kilos. Both he and his mother are pleased with his progress, as he has grown as tall as the other boys his age.