Vice-President of Maharashtra Medical Council and Director of Thalassemia and Sickle Cell Centre Dr. Vinky Rughwani recently met the Vice-Chancellor of Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University Dr. S.P. kane and apprised him of the problems faced by the Thalassemia and Sickle Cell patients.
Dr. VInky Rughwani explained that this two of the disease could be brought under control only if precautions are taken by checking Thalassemia Minor and Sickle Cell Trait test of every student taking admission in the university.
Once this trait is found in the person all precautions could be taken to ensure that no children are born with major disease who suffer lifelong. Vice-Chancellor Dr. S.P. kane assured Dr. Vinky Rughwani that steps will be taken to issue instructions to all colleges regarding the check up of Thalassemia and Sickle Cell Trait.