Workshop at Authorities Medical Faculty marks World Thalassemia Day
Amritsar, Might 8
The Division of Paediatrics in affiliation with the Amritsar Academy of Paediatricians organised a workshop to mark World Thalassemia Day at Authorities Medical Faculty right here on Sunday.
GMC Principal Dr Rajiv Devgan, head paediatrics Dr Manmeet Kaur Sodhi and Deputy Medical Superintendent Dr Narinder Singh and different senior college members have been current on the event. Youngsters affected by the illness additionally introduced a dance on this event.
Dr Rajiv Devgan mentioned thalassemia was an inherited blood dysfunction and the sufferers required common blood transfusions. Youngsters born with the illness required common blood transfusions and medical care.
Dr Manmeet Sodhi mentioned they’d earlier organised a blood donation camp throughout which 80 models have been collected. She mentioned each wholesome individual ought to inculcate the behavior of donating blood twice a 12 months. She mentioned donating blood was the simplest method to save somebody’s life. Dr Sandeep Aggarwal, assistant professor (paediatrics), mentioned Rotary Membership president Sarika Kapila introduced thalassemia kits for blood transfusion of kids affected by the illness.