The World Thalassemia Day was observed on Monday.
This year the theme of the Day was “Be Aware. Share. Care: Strengthening Education to Bridge the Thalassemia Care Gap.’’
International Thalassemia Day is dedicated to Thalassemia patients who are battling the disease and remembers those who passed away.
According to a report approximately 100,000 patients are suffering from Thalassemia in Pakistan and every year 5,000 babies are born with this deadly disease.