he Bidhannagar Sub-Divisional Hospital now has transfusion facilities for Thalassemia patients of the city. The West Bengal state health department can now accommodate these patients. The hospital provides an in-patient unit for people suffering from Thalassemia. Though this is a 100-bed facility, it can easily accommodate 30-40 patients (for blood transfusion) suffering from this ailment.
This is an initiative to benefit patients so that unused space in the hospital can be utilized for a good purpose.