BPPC Kerela observed Patient Solidarity day

Blood Patients’ Protection Council observed Patient Solidarity Day before Medical college hospital, Calicut,Kerala, India. To mark the event, a Rally of blood disorder patients, a public meeting in Medical College town  street and a protest fast was organized. Participant demanded from the Government to take urgent step to implement the recommendation of Human Right commission and also to bring the health care under the purview of human right service. Council also demanded to the government to withdraw the baseless case charged against the parents of Leukemia, Thalassemia patients.

Council General Convener,Kareem Karassery Inaugurated the program. Moideen Poovaduka, K.K.Nizar, Prasidhan A.N.Lissi. Vahab, Sulu Ashraf were spoke. Ummer Ali and Maqsood led the Rally.

 NTWS distributed 50 nos Infusion Pumps free to the underpriviledge Thalassemia patients...

On 7th May, the eve of International Thalassemia Day, NTWS organized a Picnic for the Thalassemia families. Around 700 patients & parents had a wonderful day at “Adventure Island” Rohini. Children enjoyed the rides, Magic show and the water games a lot. NTWS welcomed the gathering by distributing snacks & cold drinks. There was a great arrangement of lunch for the children and their families. At last, delicious ice-cream was served to all.

Thalassemia patients over the age of 18 years who are hepatitis anti HCV positive were offered Free SPECIAL CAMP diagnosis alongwith CBC, SGOT & SGPT on 2nd Sunday of May, June, July, August and October 2017.The test were done by the Metropolitan Lab, New Delhi. Patients who were found SPECIAL CAMP reactive were given Free Medicines for full three months course. Those who required six months treatment were given six months treatment. Sample were testedduring the camps and number of patients were found SPECIAL CAMP positive. Some patients who had brought SPECIAL CAMP reports from some other labs were also given free medicines as per requirement.