Tedi’s Story

Tedi was taken ill in August 2007 with loss of appetite, dry throat and tuberculosis. Laboratory tests of the blood revealed abnormalities with eventual diagnosis of acute myeloid leukemia. In October 2008, Tedi was referred to Rachel House by RSKD as a homecare patient. By then, Tedi was bedridden and suffered from profuse bleeding from an open wound in the anus area, severe pain and nausea.

Adi’s Story

Adi was taken ill in August 2007 with loss of appetite, dry throat and tuberculosis. Laboratory tests of the blood revealed abnormalities with eventual diagnosis of acute myeloid leukemia. In February 2008, Adi began chemotherapy treatment at Dharmais National Cancer Centre (“RSKD”). Unfortunately, the treatment was not successful in keeping the cancer at bay.