Pakistan May Have 70,000 People with Thalassemia

January 26, 2009 – According to a recent news article, there may be more than 70,000 people with thalassemia in Pakistan.

An article published today in the “International News” quotes Al-Mustafa Thalassemia Unit Project Director Munaf Aliana as estimating the country’s thalassemia population at more than 70,000, with 6,000 children with thalassemia born annually.

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