Islamabad, October 18, 2012 (PPI-OT): Malala Yousafzai’s condition remains stable. She spent a third comfortable night in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham and doctors are pleased with her progress so far, says a press release received from London here today.
The various specialist consultants from both the Queen Elizabeth and Birmingham Children’s hospitals continue to asses her on a daily basis. At this time Malala’s family remain in Pakistan.
Women2Gether and Amina Women’s Group staged a vigil today to show their support for Malala. It was held outside Birmingham Council House in Victoria Square between 11:00 and 13:00.
The number of messages posted on the Trust’s website has grown to almost 1500 overnight as people from around the world continue to send their support
The hospital is unable to accept cards and gifts but they can be sent or delivered to either:
Birmingham Council House
c/o Pakistan Consulate Birmingham
2-26 Constitution Hill
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Charity (QEHB Charity) has set up an account within the main hospital fund to support Malala.
Anyone wishing to visit the message board or donate should go to www.uhb.nhs.uk/malala and follow the links.
Updates on Malala’s medical condition will be released to the media twice daily, at 08:00 and 17:00, via email and will also be posted on the Trust website at www.uhb.nhs.uk/malala-status
Requests for media interviews with Malala’s family will be logged by the Trust’s Communications department: please emailCommunications@uhb.nhs.uk
For more information, contact:
Haji Ahmed Malik
Principal Information Officer
Press Information Department (PID)
Tel: +9251 925 2323 and +9251 925 2324
Fax: +9251 925 2325 and +9251 925 2326