Thalassemia awareness which was started by Thalassemia Society of India (TSI) has yielded results. The cases of Thalassemia has reduced in the city. It is a disorder in which Red Blood Cells gets destroyed. The suffering person requires regular medicines for his survival.
A Thalassemia minor should not marry a Thalassemia minor or carrier of the disease as the couple has 25 % chances of bearing a child with the disease. The efforts carried out by city doctor has yielded results. Marriages should be conducted after doing blood test instead of matching horoscope.