Separated Twin Jaga May Return To Home District Kandhamal

Phulbani: Jaga, one of the separated conjoined twin, who is currently staying at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack may return to his home district Kandhamal.

As per a Government order to transfer Jaga to District Headquarters Hospital (DHH), Kandhamal, a two-member team of doctors have been sent to SCB Medical College and Hospital informed ADMO Abhay Patnaik.

The team will study the treatment protocols of Jaga and hold discussions with the experts at SCBMCH following which the procedure for shifting of Jaga to Kandhamal DHH will be initiated, he added.

A special cabin in the Maternal and Child Health division of Kandhamal DHH has been prepared for Jaga. Special arrangements have been done to provide him proper care and treatment.

Emergency Officer of SCBMCH, Dr Bhubanananda Maharana, said that Jaga is in a condition to be discharged from the hospital. Jaga’s parents had requested the Government to let them go to their home district.

The doctors from Kandhamal DHH have visited the SCBMCH and after discussion with the Superintendent and experts will decide on the date of Jaga’s discharge and initiate procedure to shift him to Kandhamal DHH.

Abhay Patnaik, ADMO, Kandhamal DHH

Dr Bhubanananda Maharana, Emergency Officer, SCB Medical