sma Thalassemia is a genetic blood disorder. More than 90% of the children with thalassemia die in the absence of scientific management of their medical condition. Every month around 850 children seek treatment and care for thalassemia in Bangalore. A majority of these children come from poor families. Rashtrotthana Parishat has been helping more than 200 such children over the last few years with blood provided at no cost.


sam2_cmykIn spite of getting the unit of blood free, absence of systematic care and management, children develop a serious complication, which results in premature death. Taking note of the plight of these, Rashtrotthana Parishat initiated ‘SAMRAKSHA’- The Thalassemia Day Care Centre. Core objective of this centre was- No child should die because of Thalassemia. This centre is has a world-class facility for the management of this disorder. The centre is fully equipped to provide in-house blood transfusion and care. Children from all over the state are being enrolled into the centre.