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Delegation Visits 2016

Delegation Visit to India – 17-18 December 2016

  The TIF Delegation visited India for the second time in 2016 on the occasion of the 8th National Conference on thalassaemia on the 17th and 18th of December. The conference was organised by the National Thalassaemia Welfare Society and the haematology Department of the All India Institute of Medical ...

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Delegation Visit to China – 13-18 May 2016

  As part of the next steps forward in China, TIF organised a delegation visit between the 13th and 18th of May 2016 to Guangxi and Hainan provinces, in collaboration with the TCF. The main focus of the TIF delegation, comprising Dr Michael Angastiniotis (TIF medical advisor) and Prof Antonio ...

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Delegation Visit to Germany – 21-23 April 2016

  Germany is a country in which thalassaemia and SCD, rare in the indigenous population, are increasing due to the continued migration flow, exacerbated by the recent refugee flow from Syria. It is estimated that there were, until last year 1600 thalassaemia patients but this number will have increased in ...

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Delegation Visit to Turkey – 31 March 2016

  TIF was invited by the Turkish Thalassaemia Federation (TFT) and by its president Mr Burhan Kerimoğlu, as well as the lead of its scientific advisory panel, Prof Yesim Aydinok, to participate in the Turkish Thalassaemia Conference on the 31st of March 2016. TIF was represented by its medical advisor, ...

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Delegation Visit to Romania – 24-25 March 2016

  Romania has a relatively low prevalence of thalassaemia. However, there are about 200 patients with thalassaemia major. Patients receive free of charge treatment – blood transfusion and chelation therapy. They have to come to Bucharest to be treated, because few hospitals around the country can manage thalassemia. Prompted by ...

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India 2016

India was visited for the second time in 2016 on the occasion of the 8th National Conference on thalassaemia on the 17th and 18th of December. The conference was organised by the National Thalassaemia Welfare Society and the haematology Department of the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS). Representing ...

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