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FSIBL, ideSHi hold Thalassemia screening camp at DU hall


Published : 16 Aug 2022 08:31 PM

A free Thalassemia carrier screening and awareness camp heldin association of First Security Islami Bank Ltd. and Institute for Developing Science and Health Initiatives (ideSHi) heldat FazlulHaque Muslim Hall, Dhaka University.

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's 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, Syed Waseque Md. Ali, Managing Director, First Security Islami Bank Ltd. and Professor Shah Mohammad, Provost, Fazlul Haque Muslim Hall, Professor, Emran Kabir and Professor Dr. A H M NurunNabi, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dhaka Universitywere present in the program.