World’s heaviest woman Eman Ahmed thanks India, Egypt for help in treatment
World’s heaviest woman, Eman Ahmed of Egypt, who weighs nearly 500kg, has thanked doctors and the governments of India and her country for making efforts for her weight loss treatment.
Eman, who hails from Alexandria in Egypt, is reportedly the world’s heaviest woman at 480kg approximately, and is set to undergo weight loss surgery over a period of three years at Mumbai’s Saifee hospital.
In a video message from her special 1,000 sqft medical facility, the 36-year-old, who is not able to speak coherently, expressed her gratitude, saying she feels the difference between India and Egypt and she feels much better here.
Special arrangements were made by governments of both the countries, police officials and others to bring Eman to India at a cost of Rs 83 lakh, which was borne by the Saifee Hospital trust.
The video was recorded at the first floor medical facility of Saifee Hospital, which was previously an accounts office and was renovated, considering Eman’s special needs.
Lying in her bed, beside her sister Shaimaa, Eman waved and thanked the 13-member medical team led by of Dr Muffazal Lakdawala, her treating doctor and chairman of Institute of Minimal Access Surgical Sciences and Research Centre at Saifee Hospital, the hospital trust and government of India for their support and care.