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MTB Foundation observes World Thalassaemia Day 2023

To observe the ‘World Thalassaemia Day 2023’, MTB Foundation, in partnership with Bangladesh Thalassaemia Hospital, recently celebrated this year’s theme – “Be Aware. Share. Care: Strengthening Education to Bridge the Thalassaemia Care Gap.”

The highlight of the event was a blood donation program organized by MTB Foundation at the Corporate Head Office of the Bank, where a significant number of MTBians participated with great enthusiasm. The blood donated by the MTBians will be used for blood transfusions of Thalassaemia patients who are being treated at Bangladesh Thalassaemia Hospital. Simultaneously, an awareness session was held to create an understanding about the prevention, management, and treatment of thalassaemia amongst all MTBians. The event was concluded with the participation of MTBians in a rally organized by Bangladesh Thalassaemia Hospital.

The Blood Donation Program and Awareness Session marking the ‘World Thalassaemia Day 2023’ was inaugurated by the Chief Guest, Syed Mahbubur Rahman, Managing Director & CEO, Mutual Trust Bank Ltd. (MTB). Dr. M. A. Matin, President, Bangladesh Thalassaeia Samity graced the occasion as the Special Guest while Syed Deedar Bakht, Advisor, Bangladesh Thalassaemia Samity and Dr. M. A. Khan (FCPS, FRCP), Hematologist were present as the Guest of Honour and Key Note Speaker respectively. Among others, Dr. A K M Ekramul Hossain Swapan, Executive Director, Bangladesh Thalassaemia Hospital, Md. Khalid Mahmood Khan, Deputy Managing Director & Chief Business Officer (CBO), Rais Uddin Ahmad, Deputy Managing Director & CAMLCO of Mutual Trust Bank Ltd. (MTB) and Samia Chowdhury, Chief Executive Officer, MTB Foundation along with other high officials from the Bank were also present during the event.

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