‘World Thalassemia Day: 8 May ‘ | Short Essay on ‘World Thalassemia Day’ (150 Words)

World Thalassemia Day

‘World Thalassemia Day is observed on 8th May every year. This day is observed to increase awareness about this disease among common people throughout the world. World Thalassemia Day on 8th May was established by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Thalassemia is an autosomal recessive blood disorder that gets inherited from parents to children through genes. It is a blood disorder that causes the weakening and destruction of red blood cells. It is an inheritable disease.
 

World Thalassemia Day is celebrated in order to raise the public awareness about this disease, prevention measures and measures to avoid its transmission. This day is dedicated to commemorate the thalassemia patients. On this day, various events and activities are held in the public places and educational institutions to increase the awareness about the disease among common public. World Thalassemia Day is celebrated every year using a particular theme to make it more effective.