NOTICE TO THE ONLINE COMMUNITY AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC*

THE CASE OF NOAH (Child with growth in the eye)

For close to two weeks now, social media has been flooded with images of a young boy with a terrible growth in his eye.

Some People have even gone as far as cashing in on the plight of the boy by asking for donations from the unsuspecting compassionate public in the name of raising money to assist Noah access treatment.

It is very important for the general public and especially the online community who may have fallen victim to fraudsters asking for donations from them to assist Noah, that the case was made known to Health Minister of the Republic of Zambia, Hon. Dr. Chitalu Chilufya who immediately instituted inquiries into the matter.

The Minister has been in contact with the family and take note that Noah is in the hands of specialists at the University Teaching Hospital, ‘UTH’ where a team of ophthalmologists has been assembled to carry out an operation on him.

The General Public is here by cautioned against giving out any donations to anyone approaching them for money on account of Noah.

Kindly take this as official notification.

In the Picture below: Director Clinical Care and Chief Medical Superintendent, Dr. Makupe with young Noah and his mother at the University Teaching Hospital. The picture was taken today.

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