As usual this year also DD News on the occasion of International Thalassemia Day dedicated it’s much sought health programme “Total Health” for thalassemia on Sunday, 6th May’12. It was a live telecast, from 8:30 am to 9:30am, panelists were Dr J.S. Arora, alongwith Dr Renu Saxena, professor & head, department of haematology, AIIMS and Dr Deepika Deka, professor of obstetrics & gynecology AIIMS. Focus of this programme was on screening of pregnant women by obstetrician during 1st visit. Phone calls were received from places as far as Tripura & Karnatka. Another phone in programme was aired by All India Radio on Monday 7am to 8am at its Indraprastha channel 819 Khz/366.3 meter. Dr J.S Arora and Dr Bhawna Dhingra Asst. professor of paediatrics at Kalawati Saran Children Hospital were invited experts.