Health Days 2024

Thalassemia day

May 8th is celebrated annually as World Thalassemia Day. It is an inherited blood cell disorder and is described by a low level of hemoglobin and a lower number of red blood cells than normal. World Thalassemia Day aims to commemorate thalassemia patients who have died from the disease and to encourage those who are still alive.


  • Educating thalassemia patients to follow the treatment plan correctly to avoid complications
  • Educating thalassemia patients about the importance of consulting a doctor before marriage
  • Educating the community about the importance of immunizations for the health of children and society.


  • Thalassemia may cause anemia, making affected people feel exhausted.
  • More severe cases of thalassemia require regular blood transfusions.
  • Steps can be taken to live with the symptoms of thalassemia, such as fatigue and exhaustion, by choosing a healthy diet and exercising regularly.

Official Date:
Globally: May 8th, 2024
Locally: Shawwal 29th, 1445H


Last Update : 27 February 2024 10:31 AM
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