After her story drew sympathy from many on social media, several public figures and artists, Rukaya, a girl with a story of treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, received an expensive injection. Funded by Egyptian donations.
After raising around £45 million from donors, her family announced that their daughter had received injections for treatment from abroad.
Ruqaiya’s mother Noorhan Abdel Hameed said: “Praise be to God, the Lord of the worlds. Roqaya was injected with ZolgenSma and is still isolatedWe want to assure everyone that she is in good health, thank God.
Egyptian woman Rukaia with her mother
The most expensive gift in the world
And Rukaya’s mother continued: “Thank you to everyone who participated and helped our daughter and gave her the most expensive gift in the world on her birthday, and I hope that Rokaya will be the beginning of a new hope for all children with spinal muscular dystrophy. Water and some medicines.
Regarding the health of the girl Ruqaiya, her father said that she is relatively stable, but she is currently suffering from a weakened immune system, which currently prevents her from mixing with others.
Donations to save Rogaya are worth more than £45m, exceeding the estimated £40m target for the injection, the world’s only treatment for her condition.
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