The society since then has been working for the welfare of the Thalassemia and Sickle Cell patients in Karnataka.
The society's main works in the following areas
- To educate and create awareness about the thalassemia disorder which is not known among the general public
- To support the thalassemia patients mentally and financially and guide them thus improving their life quality.
- To create awareness about various issues in thalassemia by organizing webinars by eminent doctors in India.
- To discuss and help the govt formulate policy for the welfare of Thalassemia patients.
Thalassemia is a genetic disorder where the patient needs to take regular blood transfusions as the Red blood cells are not produced by the body. Regular blood transfusion is a challenging task as they run the risk of infection which is transmitted through blood. Regular blood transfusion leads to iron deposit in the body for which chelation drugs have to be administered to the patient. These drugs are quite expensive which every patient cannot afford. On average a thalassemia patient spends 25000 INR to 30000 INR per month on the medicines. There is no support from govt hence request you to donate generously for this cause.