World Thalassemia Day being observed today


ISLAMABAD: International Thalassemi Day is being observed across the world today (Sunday).


Prime Minister (PM) Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has urged the nation to work with firm resolve to eradicate Thalassemia form the country.

In his message on World Thalassemia Day, he said the children may inherit the disease from their affected parents. He also urged parents to conduct laboratory test of their children before marriage to avoid the disease.