An International Thalassemia Day was organized at Rama Medical College-Hospital and Research Centre, Mandhana, Kanpur on 8th May 2015. Research Officer Dr. Nitu Nigam was the force behind this activity. She provided detailed information regarding the genetic disorder. This was followed by an interaction session in which doubts and queries were clarified by Dr. Nitu Nigam and Dr. D.K. Shukla who is Vice Principal of Rama Medical College.  Thalassemia affected families of Kanpur and adjoining areas were invited for this day.  A free blood transfusion and check-up camp was conducted for all the families. This Event was a great success with the co-operation of the families who attended this International Thalassemia Day 2015.