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Ayesha Mehmood discussing importance of blood donation

 

Ayesha Mehmood, Co-founder Fight Against Thalassemia is 30 years old thalassemia major, working for thalassemia cause since more than 10 years and is a business woman..

In this video she is discussing importance of blood donation for thalassemia patients, donor day and facebook feature to find blood donors.

our website : http://www.thalassemia.com.pk
our page : https://www.facebook.com/FightAgainstThalassemia
our group : https://www.facebook.com/groups/Fight.Against.Thalassemia/

Pakistan & thalassemia stats

According to Wikipedia Pakistan’s latest estimated population is 207,774,520 (excluding autonomous regions Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan) and it is said 6% of our total population is #thalassemia carrier which means 12466471 almost 1 crore 25 lac people are thalassemia minor. And the marriages between two thalassemia minor is the only reason to increase thalassemia major births in Pakistan.

Please get yourself tested to know your thalassemia status.

Save your next generation.

Celebrities appeals to donate blood..

Recently I approached few celebrities to send us a video message for general public to appeal for blood donation specially for thalassemia patients, these 3 people were really kind enough to respond to our request: Pakistani parliamentarian Syed Ali Raza Abidi, tv celebrity Saman Ansari & a famous vlogger Irfan Junejo..

On behalf of thalassemia patients and parents they appeal to donate blood for thalassemia patients, we are really thankful to all of them! 🙂