The parents of the Syrian girl, Jolie, reported that their daughter had begun the recovery phase, in her third week since receiving the treatment injection at Al Jalila Specialized Hospital. Alaa Radwan, Jolie’s mother, said that her daughter started moving parts of her body stronger than before, hoping that the recovery process would continue until Jolie regained her full physical strength.
She pointed out that her daughter undergoes weekly physiotherapy sessions at Al Jalila Specialist Hospital, provided by a highly qualified specialized team, in addition to periodic examinations by the treating medical team, to monitor the development of her health condition.
The girl, who is not yet three years old, suffers from a rare disease that leads to muscle atrophy and osteoporosis, in addition to difficulty breathing and swallowing, which affects the lungs, causing infections in them that may lead to death, while the cost of treatment is approximately two million and 500 thousand dollars.
Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation, Honorary President of the Emirates Red Crescent Authority “Mother of the Emirates” directed the Red Crescent Authority to treat the Syrian girl “Jolie” who suffers from a rare disease that threatens her life. By providing the highest levels of health care and care for the girl child, and expediting the completion of arrangements for her treatment in one of the state’s hospitals.
It is noteworthy that Jolie’s journey with treatment in the UAE began with medical examinations, to complete a full assessment of her condition and reach the stage of setting the date of the injection, but some medical examinations revealed her need for an operation with the need to undergo physical therapy for two years.
Jolie’s mother expressed her thanks to Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak and the country’s leadership for their support and care, and their humanitarian initiatives that saved many lives inside and outside the country.