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THALASSAEMIA NEWS

Mumbai faces acute shortage of blood for thalassaemia patients once again : Some private banks demand payment

March 23, 2021 11:22 pm

According to government norms, thalassaemia patients must be provided blood free of cost at private and government blood banks.

World Thalassaemia Day: What does the condition mean for pregnancy?

May 08, 2020 3:18 pm

Each year, more than 70,000 babies are born with thalassaemia worldwide and this defect is very often seen in the Indian subcontinent.

Amid COVID-19, thalassemia patients face challenges with blood transfusion

May 06, 2020 8:29 pm

Joint secretary of the Health Ministry, Lav Agarwal had earlier announced that all hospitals were to continue blood transfusion.

Jasmine Majethia: At 80, she is the voice of children with thalassaemia

December 17, 2018 4:29 am

Thalassaemia affects more than 1 lakh children in the country, according to a paper published in the Paediatric Hematology Oncology journal.

Four underprivileged Thalassemia patients get Rs 1 lakh for medical treatment

May 12, 2018 5:48 am

The programme was held to mark Thalassemia Awareness Week. Actor Jackie Shroff also shared a message for the four patients at the programme.

‘Thalassaemia cure score’ devised by city doctor

August 27, 2015 12:12 am

Approximately 8 per cent of the population have the Thalassaemia trait and there are 13,000 live births with Thalassaemia per year.

To detect thalassaemia traits in pregnant women, govt taps pvt labs

April 14, 2014 2:09 am

1 in 18 pregnant women in the capital shows traits of thalassaemia.

St George’s hospital to get facility for frozen plasma

February 24, 2014 3:36 am

The hospital has received five bids for the refrigerated centrifuge.

Indian data on cord blood transplants now on international registry

January 11, 2014 5:34 am

Swaraj is among 23 Indian transplant cases that have been accepted for first time as Asian data by international bone marrow transplant registry.

ICMR unveils first indigenous thalassaemia testing kit

December 18, 2013 2:27 am

There are 3-4 per cent (30-40 million) beta thalassaemia carriers in India.