Thalassaemia Day observed
LAHORE: The Thalassaemia Society of Pakistan on Saturday observed International Thalassaemia Day with a ceremony at the Children’s Library Complex. Fatima Jinnah Medical College Principal Prof Akbar Chaudhry, Prof Dr Yasmin Rashid of King Edward Medical College, Dr Javeria of FJMC and poet Amjad Islam Amjad addressed the ceremony. They said the disease was a serious issue and the government should take steps to help thalassaemia patients. At least 200 children participated in the ceremony. They also staged a variety show and presented a number of entertainment items.