Saima Rodrigues from Mozambique started having acne-like breakouts all over the body. He got really anxious and tried every possible thing. When nothing worked out, he decided to come to India for a final solution. Read till the end to know the full story.
Tell Us About Yourself
I am Saima Rodrigues and I am from Mozambique.
What brought you to India?
I was extremely worried because I started having these lesions all over my body. This continued for two years. It had started with one breakout which led to another and then spread on to my entire body. I used several kinds of creams and ointments, but nothing worked. This was when a friend of mine recommended visiting India for better treatment.
How did you choose the doctor and the hospital?
While searching on the internet for the best skin doctors in India, we found out about Vaidam Health, which would assist us in everything related to the treatment. I posted a query and received a call shortly after that. I was asked to share my reports and pictures to get the hospital opinion. After I shared my reports, I got a list of some top dermatology hospitals. The case manager, Aditi Sabharwal also helped me in selecting the hospital. She informed me about cost, accommodations nearby and the doctors available. Finally, I was to decide to visit Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi.
How did you get the visa?
This process was also made easier by the Vaidam team. They helped me getting the Visa Invitation Letter from the hospital. After getting it, I applied for the visa and received it within a week.
How did you arrange your stay at the hotel?
My hotel stay was also arranged by Vaidam. It was booked on the basis of my closest proximity to the hotel, ease of commuting and also on my other preferences.
Tell us about your experience after reaching India.
After my arrival in India on 3rd March 2019, a person from Vaidam team was waiting outside the airport to pick me up and drop at my hotel. After getting some rest and freshening up, I had my appointment fixed with Dr. SK Bose. During the appointment, the doctor patiently heard my entire story from the beginning, saw my reports, and did a physical examination. He then ordered some routine investigations and other tests. After getting the reports, he prescribed certain medications which I have to take for 2 months. I am supposed to follow up after 2 months.