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Thalassaemic Child's Parents Campaign for Awareness

Their own funds for the treatment of their thalassaemic daughter are drying up. But a couple in West Bengal is braving the odds to spread awareness about the disease.//

Meet Samir Ghosh and his wife Pampa of Hooghly district. Before tying the knot, they didn't know how thalassaemia could affect their conjugal life. But now they have realised the importance of a premarital blood detection test and initiated an awareness campaign against this disease in rural Bengal.

Their inspiration is the plight of their 19-month-old daughter Soumi, a thalassaemia patient who has to be given fresh blood every alternate month.

The couple does not want other parents to undergo the same trauma. So they inform brides and grooms in villages about the importance of the blood test before getting married.

"When Soumi was only six months, she suddenly fell ill. We took her to the nearest Arambag Sub-divisional Hospital in Hooghly. There she was referred to the NRS Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata where the doctor told us Soumi is a thalassaemia patient," said Pampa.

"The moment we heard that, our world almost came crashing down. We were so shocked that initially we could not believe the doctor. Later it was found that both Samir and I were thalassaemia carriers," she said.

The couple is very worried about the baby who needs regular blood transfusion.

"I don't know how long we can continue like this. We have a very limited income and it's becoming more and more difficult for us to continue with her treatment," she said.

The couple has initiated a campaign to inform people about premarital blood tests. Influenced by their campaign, more than 30 couples from various villages in Hooghly district have got their blood tested before getting married.

"Whenever we hear of a marriage we go to that place with our child. We make them aware of the consequences of a union like ours," she ad
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