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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: TIF reschedules the International Thalassaemia Day 2020 Celebrations for the 8th of September due to coronavirus

  Given the unprecedented global public health crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, TIF announces that the celebrations of the International Thalassaemia Day 2020 on the 8th of May, including all the Federation’s activities that were initially programmed, are rescheduled for Monday, 8 September 2020. TIF strongly urges its members ...

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TIF publishes new material on the COVID-10 Pandemic

TIF continues the efforts to address the questions and concerns of its global patients‘ and healthcare professionals‘ community about the COVID-19 Pandemic and, in doing so, it has issued 2 brand new informational documents. The TIF-proposed Haemoglobinopathy Patient Pathway for Day Care Centres, Units and Clinics treating patients with thalassaemia ...

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A consortium of life sciences companies jointly commit expertise & assets to fight COVID-19 alongside the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

An unprecedented collaboration across government, academia, private sector, and philanthropy is taking place as a response to the coronavirus global crisis. Today, a consortium of life sciences companies announced an important collaboration to accelerate the development, manufacture, and delivery of vaccines, diagnostics, and treatments for COVID-19. The life sciences industry ...

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FDA and EMA Collaborate to Facilitate COVID-19 Vaccine Development

  Global regulators have published a report today presenting the outcomes of a workshop on COVID-19 vaccine development that was convened under the umbrella of the International Coalition of Medicines Regulatory Authorities (ICMRA). This report was the outcome of March 18th first global regulators meeting, chaired jointly by the the ...

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A Useful Health & Nutrition Short Guide for the COVID-19 Pandemic by TIF

The coronavirus presents many uncertainties, and none of us can completely eliminate the risk of getting infected with COVID-19. Nevertheless, one thing we can do is eat as healthy as possible! In addition to the well-known personal hygiene and preventive measures against the new coronavirus (COVID-19), we can also follow ...

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A DECENT LIFE WITH THALASSAEMIA by Dimitri Azzopardi

  “My family is from Greece originally but I was born and grew up in Wales, a country which even today has very few thalassaemia patients. When I was born 38 years ago, nobody – including my family – had any idea what was in store. I was eventually diagnosed ...

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