As an integral part of blood donation camp that was organised on 25th Nov,19 awareness talk was being conducted for SSHS students to sensitize them about the thalassemia, how lack of awareness is resulting in many cases and students were also briefed about the statistics of occurrence of thalassemia in India. The Key note speaker for this awareness talk was Dr. R. K. Bhargava, Senior Rotary Club member.
Dr. R.K Bhargava, as a Rotarian since 1990, he has served on several rotary committees and managed rotary projects for Blood Donation, Polio Eradication, Digital literacy, Drug abuse Prevention, awareness against smoking, and some others and has held several offices at Club level and District level.
Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder in which body is uncapable of producing normal amount of haemoglobin in red blood cells, resulting in severe anaemia. Patients suffering from this blood disorder requires blood transfusion every month.
Students were also briefed about the importance of blood donation. At the end of the session, as a part of the seminar, skit was performed by health science students on Importance of Blood Donation.
Session ended with the vote of thanks.