KMU Organized Thalassemia Awareness Seminar

KMU organized a Thalassemia Awareness Seminar as joint effort of IPDM, IPMR KMU, Regional Blood Centre Pesha war andThe Blood Heroes at Khyber Medical University, Peshawar. The Vice Chancellor of KMU, Prof. Dr. Zia ul Haq was the chief guest. A lot of interesting activities like QnA and quizzes realted to Thalassemia took place. Dr Yasar Yousafzai and Dr Tariq Masood talked about thalassemia and methods of its prevention. The VC KMU himself talked about thalassemia, the benefits of blood donation and how donating blood can keep you healthy both physically and mentally. Shields and certificates were distributed among the speakers and activity winners by the VC. He also appreciated the organizers of the seminar and encouraged the audience to create more awareness about thalassemia as this is one of the most important, but sadly ignored topics. To end the event there was a blood donation camp setup, in which the VC himself donated blood and encouraged the youth to donate as well. He thanks all the participants which included patients, parents, members of the society and students. He assured patients that Bone Marrow Transplant facility will be established by the KMU.