Islamabad: 23 May: In order to save the lives of Thalassemic patients, Pakistan Thalassemia Welfare Society (Regd.) held a Blood Donation Camp at Female Campus, International Islamic University, Islamabad in collaboration with students of Centre of Media and Communication to sheathe the increasing demand of blood for deserving Thallassemic patients.
The Director Women Campus (IIUI) Dr. Zaitoon Begum Speaking on the occasion, she said that it is the moral and religious obligation of every Muslim to contribute in all possible ways to save precious lives of his or her brothers and sisters. He said that donation of blood is one of the most pious and virtuous deeds to alleviate the suffering of those in pain. The camp collected blood, which would be used to save lives of Thalassemic patients.
This non-governmental organization has been working in health sector since 1991. Every month PTWS donate blood to deserving patients specially Thalassemic patients, presently they have seventy hundred registered patient but collection of blood is not meeting the demand said the administration of society Blood was collected from healthy and voluntary blood donors who have the privilege of free testing against Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS along with free blood grouping. The participation of female students in this camp was really admirable and it showed up their positive approach towards the welfare of poor patients. At the end of the day of this camp the people of PTWS were quite happy with the students and faculty member for their cooperation.
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