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The life and times of Shobha Tuli in Gagandeep Kaur Gulati’s Book “Weaving Dreams Into Reality…Inspiring Women”

The life and times of the incredible Shobha Tuli feature in the newly released book “Weaving Dreams Into Reality… Inspiring Women” by Dr Gagandeep Kaur Gulati. The book was launched on 27 August 2017.
Undoubtedly, Mrs Tuli’s journey should be shared across. Her life commitment to the global thalassaemia family is the absolute example for people to draw motivation from and follow. We, as TIF, have evidenced this journey long ago and we are extremely proud to know her, to be her friend and to have her amongst the TIF Board Members.

A short bio:

Mrs Shobha Tuli is the founder member of Thalassaemics India, established in 1987 in New Delhi. She served as Junior Secretary of Thalassaemics India until 1992, whilst since 1993, serving as Secretary of the Board of Directors of Thalassaemics India. In 1993 she supported the establishment of the ‘Preeti Tuli Thalassaemia Unit’ at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, in New Delhi named after her late daughter.

Thalassaemics India received the ‘Best Social Organisation Award’ in 1998 from the Ministry of Health, while Mrs Tuli served as its secretary.

She has been a member of the Board of Directors of Thalassaemia International Federation since 1996 representing Thalassaemics India. Since 2000, she has served as President of the Federation of Indian Thalassaemia Associations and is currently holding the position of Vice President on TIF’s Board.

In 1999, she received the ‘George Englezos award’ from Thalassaemia International Federation in the course of the International Conference on Thalassaemia in Bangkok-Thailand, for her extraordinary services to thalassaemia patients in India.

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