On Wednesday, the Supreme Court docket lawyer requested for instructions so as to add the names of thalassemia carriers within the Nationwide Identification Card (NID). Yunus Ali Akand has despatched a authorized discover.
Notices have been despatched to the Cupboard Secretary, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), Secretary to the Ministry of Well being, Secretary to the Ministry of Legislation, Dwelling Secretary, Director Common (DG) of the Division of Well being and Chairman of the Bangladesh Dental Council. If the discover is just not responded to in time, additional authorized motion will likely be taken, the discover stated.
The discover states that if one thalassemia service marries one other thalassemia service, their little one will likely be prone to contracting the identical illness. If there’s a marriage between two thalassemia carriers or each the husband and spouse carry thalassemia, it’s doable to know the situation of the child by taking chorionic villus pattern or amniocentesis inside 6 to 14 weeks of conception. So earlier than marriage, everybody ought to know via blood take a look at whether or not they’re carriers of thalassemia. Thalassemia could be prevented provided that the wedding between the 2 thalassemia carriers is stopped.
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