A free thalassemia carrier screening and awareness camp held in association of First Security Islami Bank Ltd. and Institute for Developing Science and Health Initiatives (ideSHi) held Matlab North Upazilla Health Complex, Chandpur. Thalassemia is a deadly disease that is transmitted through parents. Thalassemia can be prevented if one thalassemia carrier does not marry another thalassemia carrier. That why, it is important for every person who are planning to marry to have a thalassemia test.
Dr. Firdausi Qadri, Laureate of Ramon Magsaysay Award 2021 and Lead, Institute for Developing Science and Health Initiatives, Dr. Akhtaruzzaman Juyel, Upazilla Health and Family Planning Officer, Dr. Sharmin Jahan, COO, ideSHI were present in the program.