“I thought it was a small dead dog”- Nigerian Doctor celebrates once severely malnourished child she rescued in Calabar as she turns 3

“I thought it was a small dead dog”- Nigerian Doctor celebrates once severely malnourished child she rescued in Calabar as she turns 3

The severely malnourished child rescued by Dr. Betta Edu, turned three at this time.

Recall that Dr. Edu, the Director Common of CRSPCDA rescued the Christiana Etim and her then 16-year-old mom, Esther Etim Effiom throughout a Maternal and New child Child Well being Week at Ikot Ekpo Axis of Calabar on. See earlier report right here

Taking to her official Fb web page at this time, Dr. Edu recalled how she initially mistook the child for a dead small canine. Learn beneath:

Christy is 3 years outdated.

Like yesterday I clearly bear in mind once I thought it was a dead small canine mendacity on a soiled veranda. I informed the state vitamin officer who was with me on a neighborhood sweep in search of for malnourished kids, that we’ll not go into that compound as a result of I do not need any rabies contaminated canine to chew me since one was dead already one other might be by the facet.

God had you in thoughts Christy it was your day for rescue! “My SNO stated no madam, that’s a dying child not a dead canine” we have been 2 compounds away! The minute I heard dying child, my blood ran chilly and I walked over to her. At first I puzzled how a girl will let her child die in her very face, till I met the mom who was solely a teeneger and was equally strugling to remain alive, I knew instantly that this was the actual purpose God introduced me there, to save lots of Christy and her teenage mom Esther – Dr Betta Edu

That is the story of A younger lady, Christy who overpowered extreme malnutrition courtesy of the divine intervention of Dr Betta Edu who God used in rescuing her 3 years again.

The lady with bones protruding of her ribs generated sympathy across the State with a few individuals notably Mr Richard Akinaka, volunteering to help care for his or her wants and training. The 2 have been by means of a number of hospital admissions in the construct again course of however we’re comfortable for progress made to this point.

Now, that lady is so lovely, robust and wholesome. The malnourished lady, who survived extreme pains as a child, is progressively gaining her footing in society, She is now grown and has become a lovely younger child. However asides the sweetness, she’s additionally received brains and really sensible. She hardly smiles…Could also be life did not smile at her at start.

Presently, she is in nursery faculty. In response to the teenage mom who can be enrolled in a secondary faculty, she goals of little Christy and her turning into a medical physician so the may help different children who’re at present going by means of what she went by means of all these years.



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