SAPM: (Thalassaemia can be eliminated to significant extent through prevention: Zafar)

Islamabad

ISLAMABAD:Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on National Health Services Regulations and Coordination, Dr Zafar Mirza has said that Thalassaemia can be eliminated to the significant extent through prevention.

Addressing the 14th Thalassaemia Conference in Rawalpindi on Thursday, he emphasized the need for paying vigorous attention on Thalassaemia Prevention Programme to cope with the disease.

He said awareness regarding screening and counseling of Thalassaemia is of vital importance. He said health sector is amongst foremost priority according to the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan.