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World Thalassemia Day observed

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  9 May 2016 12:00 AM GMT


Golaghat, May 8: The blood bank of Kushal Konwer Civil Hospital in Golaghat, in association with Assam State AIDS Control Society, on Sunday observed World Thalassemia Day at KK Civil Hospital premises.

A meeting was held on the occasion where the purpose of the meeting was read out by Dr Jayanta Borgohain and meeting was presided over by Upen Dutta. Dr Nizara Devi, Prakhyat Dowerah and Nirmali Konwar were present in the meeting.

Thalassemia patients were made to cut the cake to mark the occasion. The importance of the day and a lecture on Thalassemia was given by Nirmali Konwar. Around 26 patients have been identified as suffering from the disease of which maximum are children aged between 5 to 12 years of age. The KK Civil Blood Bank is providing all necessary help to them.

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