Thalassaemia Society of Pakistan

 

Services & Facilities Provided at
Thalassaemia Day Care Centre Sir Ganga Ram Hospital Lahore
Thalassaemia Society of Pakistan

 Special Services

 Weekly Clinic

Prof. Dr. Jovaria Mannan

(Head of pediatrics Dept. Ftimah Jinnah Medical College, Consultant Peads. Sir Ganga Ram, President Thalassaemia Society of Pakistan, Chairperson scientific committee TFP, Vice President Pakistan Medical Association )  is holding clinic twice a week at her office especially for Thalassaemic children. Besides daily consultation of patients a large number of patients visiting her to get advice regarding treatment of thalassaemia and other related problems.

 

   

Free Shuttle Service    

Free transportation is provided to all thalassaemics to collect blood from various blood donor agencies in the city from the center.  

 

   

Nutrition Program    

Breakfast including a pack of milk is provided to all thalassaemic children admitted in the ward and in chelation club. All patients and their attendants enjoys the lunch every day at the center.

 
 

     

School For Thalassaemics  

Keeping in mind the dire need for education in the present day. The school was established with the motive of building up the child’s morale, throwing light on the importance and value of life and to improve knowledge of the latest education style.     

Vocational Training Programme 

A vocational Training center is established for the patients those who are interested in Handicraft work. The pieces of art prepared by Thalassaemic children exhibited in National Conferences and other related events. The basic idea behind this project is to establish different useful skills in children which can help them to earn some money in their practical life.  

 
 
     
 

Exclusive Services

Prenatal Diagnoses

Prof. Dr. Yasmin Raashid
M.B.B.S (Pb) F.RC.OG (London)

Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology King Edward Medical College, Lahore. Visiting Consultant Of Obstetrics & Gynecology Lady Willingdon Hospital, Lahore   

Prevention is better than cure which is why the society screens the carriers by simple blood test and above this offer  facility of Prenatal Diagnosis to determine whether if the baby is thalassaemic. The society is pioneer in this filed and during the last few years large number of prenatal diagnosis tests were carried out.

 
   

Endocrine Clinic

With advancement of treatment facilities most of our thalassaemic children are now in growing age i.e. pubertal age group. So in order to solve their problem related to puberty and other endocrinal problems with usually arise in 2nd decade of life we realized a need to take an opinion from some specialized persons.  Thalassaemia Society arranged an endocrinology clinic on every 2nd Monday of the month being conducted by an endocrinologist Dr. Taeed Butt.  

 

 

Chelation Club (24hrs chelation program)

Chelation Club specially arrange for registered patients. Mostly patients have high serum  ferritin level, the only  solution for lower down the serum ferritin level is regular chelation with oral and inject able chelators.  In chelation club society admit thalassaemic children and providing them free medicines,  infusion pumps break fast, lunch along with other facilities.    

Post Graduate Training program  

Thalassaemia society is providing post graduate training program in thalassaemia for the doctors of Fatima Jinnah Medical College Lahore. So far reasonable number of doctors completed their training and successfully managing thalassaemic patients at their appointed venues.  

   

Pick & Drop Bus Service

Society is providing pick & drop service to their patients from their homes to day care center. Two air-conditioned luxury buses are available to facilitate the patients for this purpose.

 

 

Bus Services for Thalassaemics