Thalassemia test to be made mandatory before marriage

LAHORE – The Punjab government on Thursday decided to make mandatory carrying out Thalassemia test before marriage in a bid to control the fatal disease.


The decision has been taken on the directive of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif. A committee headed by Advisor on Health Khawaja Salman Rafique has been constituted in this regard which will prepare their recommendations for lawmaking on the issued in the province.

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