Thalassemia Patients & Parents Sukkur Session 2018

FAiTh – Fight Against Thalassemia – A Patients & Parents Association conducted it’s 3rd Patients & Parents Session at Sukkur Blood Bank & Drugs Donating Society on Monday 12th November 2018

The session was attended by patients, parents & staff of Sukkur Blood Bank. 1500 patients are registered with Sukkur Blood Bank till date.

We briefed them about how can they take better care of themselves, how they can maintain their hemoglobin and ferritin, about prevention, about FAiTh Patient Support Group, how can they spread awareness & how can they help themselves & thalassemia center regarding blood donations.

Sukkur is a city in the Pakistani province of Sindh along the western bank of the Indus River, directly across from the historic city of Rohri. Sukkur is the third largest city in Sindh after Karachi and Hyderabad, and is 14th most populous city in Pakistan, we traveled 475.3 km from Karachi to reach Sukkur. Majority of the people in Khairpur doesn’t understand Urdu / English, their native language is Sindhi.

Our Khairpur / Sukkur Team Leader Areeba Gulzar translated all the talks in Sindhi to make it easy for people to understand.

In the end attendees promised us to follow all the guidelines we shared with them.

Gifts & lunch was distributed among the patients by FAiTh

We are thankful to Sukkur Blood Bank & Drugs Donating Society for giving us chance to interact with patients & parents, for the arrangements & support.