Grooms Required Undergoing Thalassemia Test Before Marriage
On average 17 children are born with Thalassemia in Pakistan.
Lahore (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 8th December, 2018) The grooms are required to conduct their Thalassemia test before marriage.
She said that avoiding cousin marriages and undergoing Thalassemia test before marriage can prevent the disease.
The minister added that Fatima Jinnah Medical University is running the world’s largest Thalassemia programme.
She added that the threat rises when both husband and wife have Thalassemia genes.