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To mark the *World Thalassemia Day*,*Red Ribbon Club* of Hindu Kanya College, Kapurthala organized a talk on 13th May, 2022 to raise awareness among the volunteers about Thalassemia being a blood disorder, myths related to disease and to help the patients lead a normal life.Madam Jasbir Kaur, Assistant Professor in Biology was the speaker. She explained that thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder that passes from parents to the children. She also described that there are several types of thalassemia disease and its treatments depend on its types and severity. She highlighted its causes, symptoms, its preventive measures to avoid the transmission among people throughout the world. Madam Principal Dr. Archna Garg appreciated the efforts of the club for organizing this informative and knowledgeable lecture. Mrs. Jaswant Kaur, Convener, Red Ribbon Club, Mrs. Sarika Kanda, Mrs. Avninder Kaur and more than 60 volunteers of the club were present on this occasion.

Date

Friday, 13 May, 2022

Resource Person

Madam Jasbir Kaur, Assistant Professor in Biology

Location:

College Campus

Red Ribbon Club

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