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1st Cardiology Symposium on Thalassaemia June 2017, Thessaloniki Greece

The 1st Cardiology Symposium on Thalassaemia that took place on 17-18 June 2017 in Thessaloniki Greece concluded in great success. The programme was divided into a doctors’ scientific group of sessions to which patients were able το participate and a Capacity-Building group of sessions offered exclusively to patients. Mr Panos ...

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TIF & WHO Joint Report on the Management of Haemoglobin Disorders

On 16 – 18 November 2007, a joint WHO – TIF meeting was held in Nicosia, Cyprus, entitled: “The Management of Haemoglobin Disorders”. The meeting was convened at the request of WHO’s Human Genetics Programme (HGN) following the approval, in May 2006, of WHO resolutions on sickle cell anaemia WHA59.20 ...

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Dr Lee Jong-wook Memorial Prize granted to TIF by the WHO

We are proud to announce that the ‪Thalassaemia‬ International Federation received the 2015 Dr LEE Jong-wook Memorial ‪‎Prize‬ for Public Health ‪‎WHA68‬ . The World Health Organization (WHO) has presented the Dr Lee Jong-wook Memorial Prize for Public Health to the Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF) at the 68th World Health ...

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George Englezos Award

The George Englezos Award is given to an individual with an outstanding evidence-based international scientific clinical, medical or research contribution to the cause of Thalassaemia.

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Mrs Mouna Haraoui

Mrs Haraoui, former first Lady of Lebanon, is the founder and president of the Board of Trustees of the Chronic Care Center in Lebanon, the only specialized institution for the treatment and follow-up of childhood diseases namely Thalassemia and Insulin Dependent Diabetes. She has presided many other social foundations in ...

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Mr Ramli Mohd Yunus

Mr Yunus is married with two children and has studied Mass Communication and Administrative Management at various Universities in Malaysia. His involvement with thalassaemia begins with his wife’s condition, being a patient with thalassaemia intermedia. He currently manages a rubber plantation and owns a chain of Indian food restaurants in ...

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Dr Christina Stephanidou

Dr Christina Stephanidou has participated in the organization of many conferences about thalassaemia for the education of doctors, patients and parents, and of events for the promotion of blood donation. Reaching patients and parents all over the world, supporting them and uniting them in the fight against thalassaemia. The best ...

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Mr Ivan Dimitrov Ivanov

Ivan Dimitrov Ivanov has been a TIF Board Member since 2014. He is an engineer in Industrial management, and has a Master of Financial and Business management from the Technical University-Sofia as well as a Ph D in Health management, from the Medical University –Plovdiv, Bulgaria. He is currently a ...

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Dr Duru Malyali

Dr Duru Malyali, a surgeon by profession, is a founding member of the Thalassemia Patient & Parent Association (TADAD) in Istanbul – the first association founded by parents of thalassaemia patients in Turkey. As President of TADAD he has succeeded in spreading awareness and knowledge about thalassaemia in the community ...

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