Dr. M. Sarwar of Pakistan
Thalassaemia Welfare Society & Dr. Noaman Siddiqui of Abbottonians
Medical Association also participated in the workshop. Dr. Yasmin
stressed the need for forming a Federation of Thalassaemia
Associations of Pakistan so that all the associations join hands and
start a mutual struggle to fight this disease. It was mutually
decided by the delegates from Pakistan to form the federation and
TSP was given the responsibility to hold the first meeting in
Lahore, which shell be organized very soon.
TIF also donated 12 Iron
chelation Infusion Pumps to TSP. Dr. Yamsin Raashid & Hussain Jafri
also thanked Panos Englezos and Stravos Melides for their kind
hospitality and generous donation of infusion pumps.