The Emirates Thalassemia Society organized an awareness day at the Abu Dhabi Police- Traffic and Patrols Department as part of its ongoing awareness campaign “Protection… makes life beautiful”.
Thalassemia awareness brochures were thoroughly circulated in the entire department and an interactive medical lecture were also delivered by the Medical Advisor of the Society Dr. Essam Dhuhair. A great turnover with hundreds of male and female officers were seen at the lecture and a very active and exhaustive interaction took place successfully. This lecture aimed to raise awareness about the fatal disorder and encourage them to undergo a premarital test to avoid future illness. Mr Abdul Baset Mohd Merdas, Vice Chairman of the Emirates Thalassemia Society along with Brigadier Mohammad Dahi, Director of Traffic and Patrols Directorate Abu Dhabi Police were also one of the prestigious attendees of the lecture.