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Fight against Thalassemia is responsibility of society: Reema Khan

Actress and director Reema Khan visited thalassemia care centre of Help International Welfare Trust at Karachi. She said that print and electronic media should start an effective awareness campaign among masses about the disease of Thalassemia across the country, to create awareness among masses about prevention of this disease.

To stop transmission of Thalassemia in the country, Reema Khan stressed that everyone should go through the complete medical test and people with disease family history should be screened completely. She further added, ”We have to propagate and start a nationwide awareness campaign against Thalassemia and its effects”.

Reema Khan was accompanied by her husband Dr. Tariq. Both of them mingled up with child patients, answered their queries and snapped selfies with them. Dr. Tariq while speaking to the media said that the government should open special Thalassemia wards in every hospital so that the patients mostly children would be given proper care without any financial charges.

Mrs. Reema lauded the efforts of Help International Welfare Trust (HIWT) and its contribution towards helping and providing most needed medical care to the Thalassemia patients. We have to follow the footstep of an institute like HIWT as a great example.

Chairman HIWT Abdul Rauf Tabani, Founder & CEO S. Arif Ali, Chairman Pakistan German Business Forum Muhammad Ashraf Bawany, Central Secretary General, Peoples Unity of PIA Employees Muhammad Ashraf, CEO Americom Group Atiq Rehman, Director Aitkenstuart Babur Hanif Khan, Sayyid Mansoob Hasan of MNC Global Mansoob & Co and Editor-In-Chief Daily Pakistan Observer Faisal Zahid Malik were also present on this occasion.

We all know Reema Khan for her acting and hosting skills, she is now actively taking part in philanthropist causes as well. For a disease like Thalassemia more efforts are required on various levels of society.

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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