Hyderabad: 24th June 2022: Thalassemia and Sickle Cell Society (TSCS) a registered non-profit organization’s actively operating Vuppala Venkaiah Memorial Blood Bank has been awarded Blood Band Award by Shri Harish Rao, Hon’ble Health Minister, Government of Telangana for outstanding support for blood donations in the state. TSCS by virtue of its need, frequency of camps and number of donors in every camp has won the award in the private blood bank category.
Smt. Ratnavalli Kottapalli, Vice President, TSCS and Shri Aleem Baig, Joint Secretary – TSCS have been organizing around 20 blood donation camps every month in Hyderabad as Thalassemia patients need fresh blood for every 20 days. On an average around 100-200 donors participate in a camp. Even if the blood group is the same, blood can be transfused only when various other parameters match. This facility is not available in all places and this is where TSCS labs which are well equipped to conduct such tests are bridging the gap. Over 3000 patients need blood transfusions every month and TSCS blood donations camps are contributing their best to meet the requirements.
TSCS is the World’s biggest society serving more than 3000 Thalassemia Children with modern equipment& specialist doctors, Free of Cost in Hyderabad. TSCS Free services includes Doctor Consultation, Free Laboratory investigations (CBP), Medicines, HLA test, HbA2 test of parents, siblings and extended family members, Blood transfusion and Free Bone Marrow Transplant with the help of Bajaj Electronics, Hyderabad. With an aim to make “Thalassemia Free Telangana”, TSCS has recently opened its first branch in Khammam with well experienced medical staff to support Thalassemia and Sickle Cell Anemia patients in the region and nearby districts. The staff at TSCS is working relentlessly realising the physical & mental pain of Thalassemia patients, as their own family members/friends are affected by Thalassemia.