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Topic result for thalassemia

Father Of Thalassemia-Affected Boy ‘Manhandled’ For Trying To Meet CM Naveen

Sundergarh: Amid the ‘Mo Sarkar’ slogans and big claims of Odisha government, father of a Thalassemia-affected boy was allegedly manhandled and misbehaved at Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s public meeting in Sundergarh. As per reports, Kumuda Kishore Mahato of Sundergarh was at the public meeting with his ailing son to meet the CM so that he […]

Couple commits suicide in Jajpur

Jajpur: A married couple allegedly committed suicide by consuming posion following the death of their 8-year-old son. The deceased have been identified as Pravat Jena and Pravati Jena of Udrang village under Binjharpur block of Jajpur. Both the wife and husband were immediately shifted to Jajpur District Medical Headquarters in a critical condition. However, both […]

Man breaks Ramadan fast to save thalassemic child

Patna: A Muslim in Bihar chose humanity over religious customs, broke his Ramadan fast to donate blood to an eight-year-old Hindu thalassemic boy and saved his life. Jawed Alam on Tuesday donated blood to Rajesh Kumar in Gopalganj district, a district health official said. The boy was rushed to the emergency of Sadar hospital by […]

  • Wednesday, 07 Jul 2021
  • Bihar
Pakistan releases ailing Indian prisoner after 5 years
Pakistan releases ailing Indian prisoner after 5 years

Attari (Amritsar): The Pakistani government today repatriated a young Indian national who was suffering from thalassemia, a blood disorder, officials said. Indian national Jitendra Arjunwar (21) was handed over to the BSF at Attari border where a formal medical was conducted before shifting him to civil hospital in Amritsar, the officials said. Arjunwar, a resident […]

  • Wednesday, 07 Jul 2021
  • India
Odisha to provide travel expenses to blood donors, patients
Odisha to provide travel expenses to blood donors, patients

Bhubaneswar: To attract more voluntary blood donors, the state government today announced financial assistance of Rs 500 to blood donors and patients suffering from blood disorders like Thalassemia, Sickle Cell and Haemophilia. “Blood donation is a noble work and everyone should come forward for donating blood and save others’ lives. I am happy to announce […]

Thalassemia patients demand free medicines, reservation in jobs
Thalassemia patients demand free medicines, reservation in jobs

New Delhi: Members of the Thalassemia Patients Advocacy Group on Saturday demanded free medicines for Thalassemia patients and reservation for them in government jobs. Thalassemia is a genetic blood disorder due to which patients have to undergo blood transfusion every two-three weeks. the Thalassemia Patients Advocacy Group, working under Thalassemics India, which is a 30-year-old […]

Probe launched after patients develop blood transfusion side effects

Nayagarh: The health department has launched a probe following side effects developed by patients at the district headquarters hospital allegedly after blood transfusion. According to sources, the Health department has seized 170 units of blood from the blood bank. Moreover, an expert team has arrived from Bhanjanagar to examine the causes of the side effects. […]

3 yr-old infected with Hepatitis C; parents blame doctors

Bhubaneswar: Days after the botched up blood transfusion at Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) at Burla, another such case of callousness of hospital authorities has come to fore. This time the victim is a thre- year old girl of Balasore. Parents of Tazeen Parween alleged that their daughter has been […]