Interview 16 – Screening for sickle cell and beta thalassaemia

Mother discovered she was a beta thalassaemia carrier in first pregnancy. Husband still in Bangladesh and wasn’t screened. Son born with beta thalassaemia major but has now had a bone marrow transplant. Video and audio clips in Sylheti.

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They have drawn strength from their Islamic faith in caring for their son during his bone marrow transplant. They believe medical innovation is God-given. (Video in Sylheti.)

Gender Male