"The celebration of World Thalassemia Day serves as a reminder to rally in support of those battling this disease."
Like every year, this year also, Brainware University observed 'World Thalassemia Day' to raise awareness about the struggles of patients suffering from genetic disorders and Thalassaemia on May 8, 2023.
Since Thalassemia is a genetic disease, it cannot be controlled. So, it is necessary to conduct the test before the birth of the child. On this occasion, Dr. Prantar Chakrabarti, Director, Hematology and BMT, AMRI Hospital, Mukundapur was present at Brainware University. He discussed the importance of raising awareness about thalassemia and the need for proper treatment and management of the condition.
Furthermore, on this occasion, a 'Voluntary Blood Donation Camp' was also orgnised by the NSS unit of the university in collaboration with Indian Red Cross Society, North 24 Parganas District Branch. Asani Mukhopadhyay, Chairman, Barasat Municipality,North 24 Parganas was the Chief Guest at the event. Hon'ble Chancellor Phalguni Mookhopadhayay was also present at the event.
Brainware University is dedicated towards a social cause. It believes in mentoring a future generation of students who will emphathise with all sections of the society and will always come forward for the betterment of the society.