Red Ribbon Club of G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar in collaboration with
Madam Marie Curie Science Club organized a special Lecture on May 18, 2022 to mark World
Thalassemia Day. World Thalassemia Day is observed every year on May 8 to increase
awareness about this disease among common public. The theme for this year’s activities was ‘Be
Aware, Share, Care: Working with the Global Community As One To Improve Thalassemia
The lecture was organized as per the directions of Youth Welfare Services, Ludhiana. Dr. Manu Chadha, Associate Prof. in the college and incharge Red Ribbon Club through her lecture made the students as well as faculty aware about “Thalassemia” which is an inherited disorder caused due to mutation in DNA, as a result of which a person suffers from haemolytic anaemia i.e. loss of healthy RBC’s in bloodstream. She highlighted the various solutions to cure this disorder which include providing less iron diet to the patients and regular blood transfusions. She further told that healthy diet and regular exercise may also be of great help in this regard. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, Principal of the college appreciated the efforts of Red Ribbon Club and the Madam Marie Curie Club for creating awareness about this disease. Students of B.Ed. and M.Ed. 1st and 2nd year along with the faculty members were present on the occasion.