KARACHI- Prominent Hematologist Dr Saqib Ansari has said that Omair Sana Foundation (OSF) has been striving to manage and rehabilitate thalassaemia affected children.
He was speaking at a ceremony held to distribute Eid gifts among thalassaemia children at the OSF. Dr Fahim Ahmed, Mohammad Ali Gohar, Hamza Hashmi, Asghar Hussain, also spoke on the occasion. The event was jointly organized by OSF and Smile Student Society (SSS).
Dr Ansari said that it has been tradition of the OSF to engage thalassaemia children and other people of the society in various religious and national events.
He reminded that thalassaemia is a genetic blood disorder in which synthesis of red blood stops and patient has to rely on regular blood transfusion for his/her whole life.
The event at which 200 thalassaemia children received gifts was attended, among others, by doctors, students’ families, journalists, Dr Tehseen Akhter, Dr Qamar Jabbar, Dr Iqra Qamar, Dr Zain, Dr Ali, Shabaz Islam.