Monday, October 15, 2012

Malala Yousafzai sent to UK for further treatment: ISPR

Malala Yousafzai won international recognition for highlighting Taliban atrocities in Swat
RAWALPINDI: Malala Yusufzai has been sent to UK for further treatment, following the decision of the board of doctors treating her in the military hospital here and with the consent of her family members, Geo News reporte.
Teen peace activist Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head nearly a week ago in a targeted attack, was on Monday shifted to the U. K. for “prolonged care” that could involve repair/replacement of damaged bones of the skull and intensive neuro rehabilitation.
Stable: Malala being transported between hospital wards. The teenage Pakistani children's rights activist was shot in the head on a school bus in the former Taliban stronghold of Swat
According to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), she was being shifted to a centre in the U.K. which has the capability to provide integrated care to children who have sustained severe injury. The decision was taken by a panel of Pakistani doctors and international experts who were of the opinion that Malala would require prolonged care to fully recover from the physical and psychological effects of the trauma that she has undergone.

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