Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Young Myanmar heart patient thanks Beijing

A Myanmar girl who previously suffered from congenital heart disease has sent a letter of thanks to Chinese president after she underwent a successful surgery in Beijing making possible the recovery of her health status.

Wut Yee Tun is interviewed by Chinese media at her home in Myanmar on July 11. Photo - China Radio InternationalWut Yee Tun is interviewed by Chinese media at her home in Myanmar on July 11. Photo - China Radio International

Wut Yee Tun, one of the Myanmar child patients who underwent a heart surgery in Beijing and is living in Yangon’s Dala, said in her letter of thanks that she is getting better, promising to work hard in playing her role in strengthening Myanmar-China friendship in the future.

On May 10, Myanmar children from less privileged households, received free congenital heart surgery in the Chinese capital. The treatment on humanitarian ground was organised by the China Charity Federation.

A total of 54 children with congenital heart disease, ranging from two to 16, would receive the free treatment.