Transasia Bio Medicals and PATUT to host Thalassemia Awareness & screening camp: A step towards making India Thalassemia free
Online PR News – 16-September-2019 – Mumbai – Transasia Bio Medicals and PATUT to host Thalassemia Awareness & screening camp: A step towards making India Thalassemia free
Date: Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
Time: 9:30 am onwards
Venue: H.R. College of Commerce and Economics (Churchgate, Mumbai), Vidyasagar Principal K.M. Kundnani Chowk, 123, Dinshaw Vacha Rd, Churchgate, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400020
Transasia Bio-Medicals Ltd., India's leading In-vitro Diagnostic Company, along with Parents Association Thalassemic Unit Trust (PATUT), will be organizing an Awareness & screening camp. More than 300 students from HR College of Commerce and Economics and other nearby colleges will be screened & briefed about Thalassemia, its type and effect. Thalassemia is a genetic blood disorder passed from parents to child. People with thalassemia are not able to make enough haemoglobin, which is found in red blood cells (RBCs). When there is less haemoglobin, less oxygen reaches to the different organs and as a result they are not able to function properly.
Awareness & the importance of thalassemia testing will also be elaborated as it is the only measure of preventing this disorder. An informative documentary will also be shown to the students during the camp.
Dignitaries in attendance will be Padmashri Pankaj Udhas, Renowned Actor Mr. Jackie Shroff, Mr. Suresh Vazirani, Chairman & Managing Director, Transasia Bio-Medicals, Mrs. Mala Vazirani, Director, Transasia Bio-Medicals, Mrs. Jasmine Majethia, Patrons, Thalassemia Society Pune Chapter and Mr. Kishu Mansukhani, President, Hyderabad-Sind National Collegiate Board.
About Transasia Bio-Medicals Ltd.:
Founded in 1979, Transasia Bio-Medicals Ltd., India's Leading In-vitro Diagnostic Company offers products and solutions in Biochemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, ESR, Immunology, Urinalysis, Critical Care, Diabetes Management, Microbiology and Molecular Diagnostics. Transasia provides doctors and patients with reliable, affordable and innovative Medical Diagnostic Systems, with an impressive install base of above 65,000 equipment across India. It has a vast network of the more than 250 service engineers, 400+ sales and marketing team, 24 zonal offices and 350+ distributors.
PATUT is a non-profitable organization set up by parents who leave no stone unturned to ensure that their thalassemic children get a second chance at life. Through its association with various hospitals, PATUT arranges and mobilizes funds for Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT), a last resort procedure for most thalassemic children. So far, PATUT has arranged funds and sponsored 150 BMTs in the last five years.