PM directs treatment of thalassemia patient on urgent basis

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 31 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif
Monday directed that all resources and connectivity may be used to
locate the requisite donours and to treat a ten years old thalassemia patient Miss Affifa daughter of Wajahat Ayaz.

The patient is under treatment at National Institute of Blood Diseases Karachi and she needs blood of rare group i.e. OH+(Bombay)
urgently to save her life.

According to a press release, the Prime Minister observed that primary issue of the patient is the availability of matching blood in cases of bone marrow transplant or blood transfusions.

The patient has been shifted to National Institute of Blood Diseases Karachi.

The Prime Minister’s Public Affairs and Grievances Wing has appealed to the public for donation of OH+ (Bombay) blood group for the patient on humanitarian grounds.

In this connection contact is to be made to the following persons; Wajahat Ayaz 0300-8278752 & 0333-3724514 and Mazhar Zaidi
0332-7877450.