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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 historically high rates of thalassaemia to a substantial decrease of thalassaemia major cases in the last decades.
This TIF educational brochure focuses on the inheritance patterns of β-thalassaemia and describes the choices available for a so-called ”at risk” couple to have a child without this serious, debilitating disease.
Read & Download the Brochure HERE.
Watch TIF’s ”Community Awareness on Thalassaemia Control” Video HERE.