NSS Report on Thalessemia Testing

The compulsory program for Thalessemia for the students was done in association with the help LIFE Care centre. Dr. Nishit Vachhani of the Testing Department of the LIFE Care centre, Rajkot along with his team had given a brief presentation on what Thalessemia is and its medical out implications. He also explained at length the requirement of Thalessemia Testing in Pregnancy cases and its outcome along with suggestions required for future. The samples of 44 students in all were collected and the reports were sent after a period of 15 days with suggestions where ever required. Cases having presence of Thalessemia Trait were requested to go for further screening and counselling along with their parents and siblings.