Shimla: Shimla-based public welfare trust Umang Foundation Wednesday asked the state government to include thalassemics in the category of disabled so that they could avail facilities being provided to the physically challenged."The government should also initiate a screening programme for the detection of thalassemic children and frame appropriate policy for them," the trust`s chairman Ajai Srivastava said on World Thalassemia Day Wednesday.He said members of the foundation met state Health Minister Kaul Singh and submitted a memorandum to him demanding facilities for thalassemic children.
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