Patiala

Patiala Thalassemic Children Welfare Association organised free Medical checkup at Mata Shri Kali Devi, Patiala on 28th June '09. Dr. J S Arora gave an elaborative talk on Thalassemia to Thalassemic patients & parents. Dr. Arora along with Dr. Gursharan Singh HOD Pediatric Rajindra Hospital, Patiala also examines around 60 patients & advised appropriate treatment. President S.Davinder Singh and Secretary Mrs.Manjinder K.Walia of Patiala Thalassemic Children Welfare Association were force behind the success of this activity. Mr. Vijay Kumar Chopra Chairman of Punjab Kesri also visited and blesses the Thalassemic Children. Mr. Joginder Singh Mehta President of Society inform that 130 Thalassemic children are registered with them, who required Blood Transfusion every 15-20 days & Medicines for Iron Chelation. He said all the Children were offered free testing before the camp but most of children can not even effort the medicines due to high cost. He appealed the public to come forward to donate blood and help financially so that adequate treatment can be given to all patients. Mr. Vijay Pawa, Mr. Dinesh Batra, Mr. harinder Kumar, Mr. Harpal Singh, Mr. Rajiv Arora, Madam Sunita, Mrs. Manjinder Kaur Walia and many other members were present on the occasion.