Thalassemia is a blood disorder that influences the body's capacity to deliver hemoglobin and red blood cells. An individual with thalassemia will have to a couple of red blood cells and too little hemoglobin and the red blood cells might be excessively less.
The effect can extend from mellow to extreme and dangerous. Around 100,000 babies are delivered every year with serious types of thalassemia. The treatment for thalassemia major is blood transfusion, only blood transfusions can replenish hemoglobin and red blood cell levels. If a kid is suffering from thalassemia major then he or she will need between blood transfusions every 15 to 21 days every month.
In addition to blood transfusions, it requires iron chelation tablets on a regular basis because it helps in removing the excess iron from the blood. Overloading of iron can also cause heart damage and other organ damage. Patients might be recommended deferoxamine, a prescription that is infused under the skin, or deferasirox, taken by mouth. Patients who get blood transfusions and chelation may likewise require folic acid supplements. It helps to develop more red blood cells. There are so many kids who are suffering from thalassemia major and need blood.
So, we initiated a project in which we are providing free blood transfusion to kids diagnosis with Beta-thalassemia major which requires consistently blood transfusion bro live typically and they additionally require iron chelation tablets on a regular basis. The cost of iron chelation tablets and blood transfusions required for one child is at least Rs. 8000 per month. As Aurangabad thalassemia society has 185 regular members and every one of them is generally below the poverty line who does not have assets and funds for there children to keep up the blood HB level so we give them a free blood transfusion. Kids are the future of our country and if we have a chance to do something for these children then it is a great opportunity for social service. If you also want to do this social service, then you can also become a member of our organization can help these children.
This project is really a great opportunity for those who really want to help patients who are suffering from thalassemia major.