Pertubuhan Thalassaemia Perak (PTP) organised a charity sale at SJK(C) Yuk Choy recently, as part of its fund-raising campaign. Funds are in short supply to aid Thalassaemia patients, especially children, to meet their medical expenses.
Thalassaemia is a disease of blood cells and can only be diagnosed by a blood test. It is attributed to either one of the parents who is a carrier.
President of Baiduri, Datin Seri DiRaja Saripah Zulkifli who graced the event, praised the society for its efforts in aiding Thalassaemia patients, especially the young and the poor. Baiduri contributed RM2,000 towards the fund.
Society President, Chin Yoon Fook, expressed his gratitude to sponsors and donors for their generosity. He said a large amount of money is needed to help the patients, as they have to undergo blood transfusions once every three weeks.
Raja Nur Mastura, 14, and her brother, Raja Aznan Shah, 12, have been receiving aid since they were 9 months old. Both were full of praises for PTP. Besides assisting them in medication and treatments, PTP also took them out on vacation trips and other activities.
Pertubuhan Thalassaemia Perak (PTP) organised a Charity Sales Carnival at SJK(C) Yuk Choy recently as part of their fund raising campaign to support Thalassaemia patients especially young children to meet their medical expenses.
Thalassaemia is a disease whereby the blood cells fail to function normally and can be only be diagnosed through a blood test and once confirmed, patients have to undergo blood transfusion every three weeks.
BAIDURI President, Datin Seri Diraja Saripah Zulkifli who launched the carnival praised the PTP for their splendid charitable works in supporting the Thalassaemia patients especially the young children and the poor. Baiduri took the opportunity to contribute RM2000 to PTP fund.
The PTP President, Chin Yoon Fook also expressed his gratitude to all sponsors and donors for their generosity. An appointment certificate as Medical Advisor of PTP was also given out to Dr. Teh Hiok Seng by Baiduri President.
Raja Nur Mastura, 14 and her sibling Raja Aznan Shah, 12, (pic) both benefactors of PTP’s aid since they were 9 months old were full of praise for PTP. Besides assisting them in medication and treatments, PTP also took them out on vacation trips and other activities.