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Delegation visit to Malaysia – 14-15 September 2019

The Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF) has successfully participated in the 1st Malaysian National Conference for Patients with Thalassaemia, organized by the Federation of Malaysia Thalassaemia Societies on  14 – 15 September 2019 in Sabah, Malaysia.

The Conference brought together over 360 patients and parents from across Malaysia, as well as neighbouring countries. TIF was represented by Mr George Constantinou (TIF Assistant Secretary of the Board and Expert Patient, UK) and Dr Farrukh Shah (Consultant Haematologist, Whittington Hospital and Member of TIF’s International Scientific Advisory Board, UK), both of whom delivered inspirational presentations in the course of the Conference Programme.

The visit to Malaysia presented the opportunity to meet with patients and parents, and to discuss issues of concern and provide guidance and support.