Thalassemia Check-up camp at Jammu, 30th Nov & 1st Dec 2020

J&K Thalassemia Welfare Society, Jammu organized a thalassemia check-up camp at Government Medical College, Jammu. On Saturday, Sunday 30th Nov' & 1st Dec'2019.

Dr VP Choudhry and Dr JS Arora examined 82 patients. Medical Superintend of the hospital, HOD Pediatrics Dr Saini and HOD Pathology Dr Koul also visited the camp. Dr Choudhry and Dr Arora
apprised them the problem being faced by thalassemics in getting the adequate treatment. Dr Arora also informed them that new thalassemia patients are still being born in Jammu and requested them to sensitize gynaecologist to screen every pregnant women during her first visit for antenatal check-up on Sunday 1st Dec. IAP Jammu branch organized a CME on Pediatrics update which was supported by Indian Journal of Pediatrics. Dr Choudhry enlightened on ABC of CBC and Dr Arora stressed on need of prevention to arrest the birth of new thalassemia major patients. CME also covered topics on Asthma, Chronic Diarrhoea, Anemia, Child with headache and Septic shock in children, by eminent faculty from AIIMS and PGI Chandigarh.