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Identified first in 1925 along the Mediterranean coast, thalassaemia has been traced through Middle East to Indian subcontinent. Today the prevalence of thalassaemia carriers in India is a ranges between 5 to 10%. This means that one out of every ten person in India victim of thalassaemia. If the situation is not reversed in near future, thalassaemia is surely going to be an epidemic. Thus thalassaemia becomes a social concern. In 1984 a group of bewildered but determined parents of the thalassaemics got together to form The Thalassaemia Society of India to combat the dreaded disease Thalassaemia. The society is registered under West Bengal Societies Registration Act. 1961 and is affiliated to Thalassaemia International Federation Cyprus.