Suffered kidney failure and high cholesterol
"Muhammad" needs medication for 3,657 dirhams a month
"Muhammad" (a Yemeni - 85 years old) suffers from chronic diseases, including chronic kidney failure, diabetes, heart disease and increased cholesterol. According to Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, the cost of his treatment per month is 3657 dirhams for life, and he appeals to those who help him to manage the cost of his treatment. Under the circumstances he is going through.
The patient tells his story to Emirates Today, saying: “I have been suffering from chronic diseases for several years, most notably chronic kidney failure, diabetes, heart disease and cholesterol. I have accumulated over the past years, as I previously entered Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, and showed the tests and analyzes. Medical that I need drugs for life ».
He added: “Medicines are very expensive for my limited financial capabilities, as they amount to 3657 dirhams per month, even the health insurance card does not cover the cost of my treatment. 30 thousand dirhams annually, and we get some aid from a charity, which covers some of the living expenses we need, but it is cut aid.
He continued: “My son’s salary is very modest, and it does not even cover his family’s expenses. The problem is that my health condition worsens when I stop taking medicines, in light of the difficult circumstances that I am going through with my family, so I appeal to good people and people of merciful heart to help me manage the cost of my treatment.”
health insurance card does not cover the cost of treating "Muhammad".