MCCI calls for setting up Thalassemia centre in Multan

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Multan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) on Saturday called for establishing Thalassemia Centre in Multan and ensuring legislation for its screening before marriage.

Speaking to the media after leading an awareness walk under the CSR sub-committee of MCCI in collectorate with Hadia Foundation, he urged upon the Punjab govt to provide staffers and equipment to 140 bedded project for Thalamessia centre which was made after upgrading a BHU.

He informed that though Thalassaemia is a fatal disease but it can be cured by taking precautionary measures.

He lauded the services of Nishtar Medical University and Hospital in this connection.—APP