REHAB's SMILE FILE
Name: Rehab Hassan
Location: Al Diyala, Iraq
Orphan child living with retired elderly father
who is unable to work. Family are residing in Al
tagawiz (Makeshift Refugee suburbs). Rehab had
two sisters one has recently passed away. The
other sister had to leave school to look after
- Rehab was diagnosed with an autoimmune condition in which her body was attacking her own cells leading to muscle degeneration and other related complications. Rehab had surgery in Iraq removing
parts of her thymus in an attempt to tune down this immune response but the surgery was not successful
and her condition began to deteriorate. Rehab needed
life saving injections and Immunoglobulin therapy.
ICARE's Sponsor a Smile project helped pay for this treatment. Thank you for caring!
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