The story of the Thalassaemia Welfare Centre, how this severe illness affects the lives of those too impoverished to afford treatment.
Many young people in Pakistan suffer with Thalassaemia, an inherited condition affecting the blood. The Thalassaemia Welfare Centre has gradually expanded to offer treatment to 800 patients a year, highlighting the importance of their work. This film interviews young sufferers, touching on the prejudices and fears faced by these people, due to a lack of investment in public health provision and education.
The Pakistan Thalassaemia Treatment Centre, Rawalpindi also has strong links with communities in Britain. For more information on both Thalassaemia and the work of the Pakistan Thalassaemia Treatment Centre please visit the website.
Director: Shehroze Khan
John McConnell RDI, in conversation with Mike Dempsey RDI about his long career as a leading light in the world of graphic design, his thirty-one years as director of Pentagram Design and the complexity of coordinating large corporate projects.
In the 60th edition of RDInsights, Tom Lloyd RDI takes over the reins to interview Mike Dempsey RDI about his life and work, his love of music, cinema, book cover design, dyslexia, along with his unconventional entrée into the world of graphic design.