Global Awareness Campaign for SMA

Bangkok, 19 Aug - In Aug, the world joins a campaign to raise awareness of SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy), a rare disease caused by a recessive genetic disorder.

August is a global awareness month for SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy), a rare inherited disorder. This results in the death of motor neurons in the spinal cord. make limbs weak Difficulty moving And in some people, the muscles that help in breathing may be weak. to the point of respiratory failure which affects the lives and lifestyles of patients and caregivers

Chulalongkorn Hospital, Thai Red Cross Society, jointly organized a public relations event Fund for Muscular Dystrophy and Other Nerve and Muscular Diseases under the topic “Thank you for the power of smiles : Thank you for the Strength of SMILES : Empowering SMA Patients” with the objective (1) to enable SMA patients to be assisted in accessing standard treatment (2) to provide Devotees donate funds to help SMA patients who have lost their assets and (3) so that SMA patients who receive help from believers have a better quality of life. and help extend the life of the patient At the same time, believers can make donations to help patients with muscular dystrophy. and other nerve and muscle diseases to continue to access the necessary treatment

Oran Chujai (Wan Yai), a famous artist Let's sing "Thank you" for SMA patients as another encouragement. health promotion social support and revitalize the patient Because SMA patients don't just need better access to treatment. But the patient still needs good encouragement from the surrounding society. To help them fight this rare disease.-Thai News Agency

Source: Thai News Agency