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TIF Position Statement: Demanding Access To Existing And Upcoming Gene Therapies For β-Thalassaemia
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TIF Position Statement: Demanding Access To Existing And Upcoming Gene Therapies For β-Thalassaemia

The Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF) is expressing its grave disappointment over the recent announcement of Bluebird Bio regarding the “wind-down” of its operations in Europe and the exclusive disposal of…
Mitapivat Granted Priority Review By The FDA For Pyruvate Kinase (PK) Deficiency
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Mitapivat Granted Priority Review By The FDA For Pyruvate Kinase (PK) Deficiency

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted Agios’ New Drug Application (NDA) for Mitapivat for the treatment of adults with pyruvate kinase (PK) deficiency. The NDA was granted…
TIF Presents The Federation’s Annual Report For 2020
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TIF Presents The Federation’s Annual Report For 2020

“Our commitment to unite the patient voice and to advocate at the highest possible levels for equal access to all treatment options remains our number one priority.“ TIF President –…
CDC, FDA Authorize Third Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccines For The Immunocompromised In The US
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CDC, FDA Authorize Third Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccines For The Immunocompromised In The US

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  have both recommended on August 16 that certain immunocompromised people receive a third…
TIF e-Academy: Reimagining Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Disease Education
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TIF e-Academy: Reimagining Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Disease Education

Read. Learn. Empower. The Thalassaemia International Federation´s internationally acclaimed Educational Programme is a fundamental component of TIF´s work and is specifically designed for and addressed to the ever-growing learning needs…
Global Blood Submits US Application For Expanded Use Of SCD Drug, Oxbryta, In Patients Aged 4-11 Years
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Global Blood Submits US Application For Expanded Use Of SCD Drug, Oxbryta, In Patients Aged 4-11 Years

Children with sickle cell disease (SCD) as young as age 4 could be prescribed Oxbryta (Voxelotor) if the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) submitted by…
World Hepatitis Day 2021: Hep Can’t Wait!
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World Hepatitis Day 2021: Hep Can’t Wait!

July 28 marks World Hepatitis Day 2021. World Hepatitis Day (WHD) is observed every year on 28 July to raise awareness of viral hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver that…
Hemoglobin Disorders In Europe: A Systematic Effort Of Identifying And Addressing Unmet Needs And Challenges By TIF
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Hemoglobin Disorders In Europe: A Systematic Effort Of Identifying And Addressing Unmet Needs And Challenges By TIF

The recent population movement has led to a steady increase of carriers and patients with haemoglobin disorders, namely thalassaemia and sickle cell disease, in all countries of the European Union.…
Bluebird Bio Resumes Marketing Of Gene Therapy Zynteglo For β-Thalassaemia In Europe
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Bluebird Bio Resumes Marketing Of Gene Therapy Zynteglo For β-Thalassaemia In Europe

The European Medicines Agency (EMA)’s safety committee (PRAC) has concluded that there is no evidence Zynteglo causes a blood cancer known as acute myeloid leukaemia (AML). Zynteglo, a gene therapy…
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