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Thalassaemia on the blind spot? Call to improve prevention, treatment and care

Dec 14, 2014 5:59:30 PM - asiantribune.com
By Shobha Shukla, Citizen News Service - CNS

"It is not only about preventing new births of thalassemic infants; about chelation, about blood transfusion and about availability of services needed; but also about preventing complications related to Thalassaemia. We cannot take half baked measures. Because if the patient dies prematurely, it will be a huge waste of national resources—10-15 years worth of investment just goes down the drain.

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