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Rotary Club of Calcutta Metro City donates medicine to Thalassaemia Society of India

Rotary Club of Calcutta Metro City donates medicine to Thalassaemia Society of India

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 18 Sep 2017, 05:36 pm
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IBNS): Rotary Club of Calcutta Metro City recently donated Desifer oral medicine worth Rs 59,500 to the Thalassaemia Society of India for the treatment of underprivileged thalassaemic children.

Approximately 350 children and young adults undergo blood transfusion and iron chelation at their Muktaram Babu Street day care centre in Kolkata.

Rotary Club of Calcutta Metro City supports the centre through blood donation camps, medicines etc.

The Society runs a 14 bed day care centre providing subsidized and free facility to 350 patients.

Free pathological tests are organised for patients. Over 200 blood donations camps have been organized.

Rotary has been supporting the cause over the past three decades mainly through awareness camps, funds for equipment from different Rotary clubs of Switzerland, Italy, Germany.

Present on the occasion were Past District governor Shyamashree Sen, District Rotary Foundation Chair Jayanta Chatterji, Past District Secretary Subhojit Roy, Club President Bandana Das among others.

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