PATIENT TREATMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (PTAP)

PTAP was established by Lady Helen Child Health Foundation (LHCHF) to improve children’s health. It is an initiative founded and based on the prevalent need for medical aid for Vulnerable Children. PTAP assessment is facilitated by a committee of varying experts, Doctors, Teachers, Nurses, etc.

This website provides a platform for interested members of the public, families, care workers and welfare officers to apply for medical aid for vulnerable children.

THE LHCHF PTAP MEDICAL AID

The LHCHF PTAP medical aid contributes to the medical needs of vulnerable children as qualified below;

  1. Full or part payment for the hospital bill depending on the cost
  2. Contribution towards the cost of prescribed medication.
  3. Transportation to and from the nearest health centres

NOTE:

Grants available fall into various categories which will be applied during the deliberation of the award committee. Grants are open on quarterly basis and will be given subject to the decisions of the members of the PTAP Committee. Application from patients will be acknowledged within 24 hours.

Disclaimer: Where we are not able to grant your request, we may be able to direct or advice you on the way forward where possible.

UPDATE ON PTAP APPLICATIONS
Number of calls 56
Number of Request 22
How many meets our criteria 17
How many applied online 4
Number of approved request 12
The above table was updated on the 19th of January, 2021 .

PTAP BENEFITIARIES

APPLY IF:-

  • The Vulnerable Child is diagnosed with a specific medical condition or suffering from an ailment certified by a qualified and registered Medical Practitioner.
  • If the patient is unable to pay the hospital bills or transport costs.

We can offer financial support to enable you meet up with the required cost, but you will need to provide us with the following information or would you like us to contact you, Please send “YES PTAP” to 08104859191 or 08149106142