Department of Peadiatrics, Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital & Research Centre, Bhilai organised a CME on Thalassemia & Sickle cell anaemia on18th Mar'2012. On the eve of CME Dr Dinesh Bhurani addressed on leukaemia to a gathering organized by Deptt of Paediatrics Jawahar Lal Nehru Hospital Bhilai. On 18 March Dr V.P. Choudhry gave lecture on Influence of Malaria & guidelines for chronic transfusion in Thalassemia. Dr Dinesh Bhurani's topic was on BMT in Thalassemia & sickle cell anaemia (SCA). Dr J.S Arora gave lecture on clinical consequences of iron deposition & chelation therapy in Thalassemia. Dr V.P. Choudhry's post lunch session was on prenatal diagnosis of Thalassemia & sickle cell anaemia, newborn screening of SCA. Dr. J.S. Arora highlighted on sickle cell crisis and chronic organ damage in SCA & therapy. Dr V.P. Choudhry ended the session by discussing on preparation of surgery in SCA & management of pregnancy in SCA. There were around 120 doctors from different stream and 20 thalassemic parents who attended the CME.