Scouts & Guides at base camp at Nanga Parbat
Scouts & Guides at base camp at Nanga Parbat
Nanga Parbat - Hike to raise awareness of thalassemia
Nanga Parbat - Hike to raise awareness of thalassemia
14 November 2007

The United Arab Emirates Thalassemia Society and Pakistani Thalassemia Society joined hands in an effort to increase awareness of this blood disorder which occurs most frequently in people of Italian, Greek, Middle Eastern, Southern Asian and African ancestry. About 100 000 babies worldwide are born with severe forms of thalassemia each year.