World Hemophilia Day

On April 17, 2024, the global bleeding disorders community will come together to celebrate World Hemophilia Day. The theme of the event this year is “Equitable access for all: recognizing all bleeding disorders”. The World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) vision of Treatment for All is for a world where all people with inherited bleeding disorders have access to care, regardless of their type of bleeding disorder, gender, age, or where they live.

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World Thalassemia Day

Chief Guest: Zamurd Khan (CEO, Pakistan Sweet Home)

>> On May 8th, 2024, World Thalassemia Day was celebrated at PIMS with patients. Cake cutting ceremony was also held at this moment.
>> Dr. Maqbool, Dr. Nuzhat, Dr. Ahmareen, Dr. Farwa Sijjeel (Incharge, Blood Bank), Dr. Tazeen Anwar (Incharge, Thalassemia Center), Students and Thalassemia patients were the participants.
>> At this event, Incharge Blood Bank informed that the blood is being provided to all the patients round the clock without any delay. Besides this, Thalassemia patients are provided with leucoreduced filters to minimize the transfusion reactions.
>> Average 35 to 40 bags are being provided on daily basis but need to work on prevention.

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