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Thalassemia Bal Sewa Yojana


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Thalassemia Bal Sewa Yojana

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The Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare has launched the second phase of “Thalassemia Bal Sewa Yojana” on October 14,2020.

Coal India CSR funded Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT) program  was launched in 2017. It  aimed  to provide a one-time cure for Haemoglobinopathies such as  Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Disease for  the patients who have a matched family donors.

The person whose family income is less than Rs 20,000 per month  are eligible for financial assistance, it provides financial assistance to more than 200 patients by providing Rs 10 lakhs per HSCT.

Thalassemia means,  it is a blood disorder that creates less haemoglobin than normal body and  it reduces the ability of Red Blood Cells to carry oxygen. It can lead to anaemia.

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