"my two other children are quite okay, only shad is ill. thalassaemia was detected when he was only a four-month baby. none among our relatives has this disease. at first i couldn't bear his ailment, but now i am much stronger. i am fighting a battle round the clock to keep him well."

shad's mother
shad, age 8
affected by e-beta thalassaemia
dhaka 
 (image by Noor Alam)
"my two other children are quite okay, only shad is ill. thalassaemia was detected when he was only a four-month baby. none among our relatives has this disease. at first i couldn't bear his ailment, but now i am much stronger. i am fighting a battle round the clock to keep him well." shad's mother shad, age 8 affected by e-beta thalassaemia dhaka
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