A Thalassemia Patient Is Campaigning for Access to a Life Saving Drug. Here’s How We Can Help!

For over a month now, an online petition on change.org started by Bengaluru-based Namita Kumar has been drawing attention to the shortage of a drug called Desferal, which is critical for managing the disease. While the social media campaign has helped, much more needs to be done to help the thalassemia community in India get the support and medical care they need.