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TIF Issues Position Statement in Honour of the World Blood Donor Day 2020

TIF Issues Position Statement in Honour of the World Blood Donor Day 2020

There is one thing that definitely makes us heroes: giving blood.  It is a life-saving gesture that any of us in good health should very seriously consider making. Every couple…
JUST LANDED: The ”Prevention of Inherited Diseases – The Example of β-Thalassaemi” Educational Brochure by TIF

JUST LANDED: The ”Prevention of Inherited Diseases – The Example of β-Thalassaemi” Educational Brochure by TIF

Prevention is the only measure that can drastically reduce the incidencies of severe haemoglobin disorders, such as β-thalassaemia. It is also what allowed countries like Greece, Italy and Cyprus to go from…
”Why I decided to increase awareness about thalassaemia in Singapore”: The story of Jensen Chan

”Why I decided to increase awareness about thalassaemia in Singapore”: The story of Jensen Chan

”I was shocked at the huge discrepancy between how common thalassaemia is and how few people actually know about it.” Jensen Chan, a University student from Singapore, explains how his…
TIF’s Latest Guide for the COVID-19 Pandemic is Going Public on the International Thalassaemia Day 2020

TIF’s Latest Guide for the COVID-19 Pandemic is Going Public on the International Thalassaemia Day 2020

As the online celebrations for the International Thalassaemia Day 2020 are at their peak, TIF decided to publish today as a gift to its worldwide patient communities a new guide entitled ”COVID-19…
The 1st TIF Webinar for Medical Specialists Scheduled for 11 May

The 1st TIF Webinar for Medical Specialists Scheduled for 11 May

  The 1st webinar for Medical Specialists organised in the context of TIF’s eThalEd online course has just arrived! Dr Antonio Piga, Professor of Paediatrics & Dean of the Medicine School at…
TIF’s Global Call for Solidarity & Cooperation in support of WHO

TIF’s Global Call for Solidarity & Cooperation in support of WHO

  TIF expresses major concerns over the announcement of the United States to suspend financial support for the World Health Organisation (WHO) until completion of a review of the organisation’s activities related…
COVID-19: TIF Releases Position Statement on the Inclusion of Thalassaemia & SCD Patients in the High-Risk Population

COVID-19: TIF Releases Position Statement on the Inclusion of Thalassaemia & SCD Patients in the High-Risk Population

The SARS-CoV-2 infection presents particular challenges and great risks to patients with thalassaemia and sickle cell disease (SCD) and, if their appropriate clinical management as described in International Guidelines is…
TIF and EHA Explore How COVID-19 Is Affecting Thalassemia & SCD Patients

TIF and EHA Explore How COVID-19 Is Affecting Thalassemia & SCD Patients

On 16 April, TIF and the European Hematology Association (EHA) successfully organised a highly interactive webinar entitled ”Thalassaemia/SCD and COVID-19: Possible risks and a proposal for a patient pathway during…
NOW ONLINE: TIF’s latest Informational Guide on Developing Vaccinations & Therapeutic Drugs for COVID-19

NOW ONLINE: TIF’s latest Informational Guide on Developing Vaccinations & Therapeutic Drugs for COVID-19

TIF has made an effort to put together a list of studies/clinical trials for treatments and vaccines about COVID-19, which is by no means exhaustive as this situation is ever-changing…
“Now I Am The Voice“: A journey of self‐discovery through the eyes of a Thalassaemic

“Now I Am The Voice“: A journey of self‐discovery through the eyes of a Thalassaemic

TIF’s Expert Patient and long-standing collaborator and friend, Maria Hadjidemetriou, shares her inspiring and thought-provoking journey with thalassaemia and reflects on the lessons it has taught her. Click on the…
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