A seminar Om Thalassaemia Management and Prevention was held today May 02, 2012 at Rangoonwala Auditorium, Dhoraji, Karachi. It was another milestone achieved buy Omair Sana Foundation. The Seminar was the sole flight of the Foundation.This Academic and scholarly seminar was divided in three different sessions according to the focus on the subject. Thalassaemia Expert from Punjab, Sindh ( Interior),
Baluchistan and other part of the country gathered and shared their experiences for the Management and Prevention os Thalassaemia in there particular areas. Dr. Tahir Shamsi delivered welcome note. The first Session was focused on the management aspect of the seminar. Dr, tahir Shamsi, Dr. adil Akhter , Dr. qurat ul Aman, Dr. Nadeem Samad, Dr Jamal Raza, Dr. Brig. Nadir, Dr. Nisar Ahmed, Dr. Aslam Shaikh and other addresses to the session and discussed the modern techniques and tools including available oral therapies for Thalassaemia management. While in Second session, Dr. Moin uddin, Dr. gen. Suhaib Ahmed, Dr. Zahid Ansari , Dr. Haroon Memon, Dr. Sadiq Siyal delivered lectures through presentation on the prevention segment of Thalassaemia. Dr. Saqib Hussain Ansari elaborated the long way of the struggle of Omair Sana Foundation. He also shared his ten years of experience of Thalassaemia Management and Prevention. The last session was set on the Role of society for Thalassaemia Prevention. The session was presided by just.( R ) Saeeduzzaman Siddiqui while Ms. Shazia Atta Murri was the Chief Guest of the Session. Dr. Qaisar sajjad, (PMA), Dr. Misbahul Aziz (PIMA), Dr. Amir Jogazai (PPA), Dr. Jamshed Ahmed (Hamdard University) and other speakers of the session stressed upon societies of all walks of life to give their due share for creating awareness for Thalassaemia and promised upon the collective endeavors fir the eradication of Thalassaemia from Pakistan and hand to the aim of Omair Sana Foundation for a Thalassaemia Free Pakistan. All Participants of the seminar appreciated and extolled the dedication of The Foundation. Ms. Shazia Murri, The Cheif guest of the seminar said that the media, especially electronic, should focus on public issues like Thalassaemia and should air talk shows on the awareness Programs then politics. Dr. Saqib Hussain Ansari delivered a note of Thanks in the end. The Seminar was attended by the large number of participants from medical colleges, Universities and other institutions including people from corporate sectors. Parallel activities of Blood Donation poster Competition and signing ceremony was performed and winners were awarded. All participants were given certificates of Participation and appreciation.