Sultan Bin Khalifa International Thalassaemia Awards (SITA)

We would like to inform all academics, scientific and medical institutions, and all organizations that the process for submitting proposals for the Sultan Bin Khalifa International Thalassaemia Awards (SITA) is now open. This initiative aiming to award significant contributions in the field of thalassaemia and other Haemoglobinopathies has been established by H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, through His Highness Humanitarian & Scientific Development Foundation in partnership with the Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF).
The awards aim to bring thalassaemia and other haemoglobinopathies to the forefront of the political and health agendas. The awards include both national and international categories with monetary and non-monetary prizes. Winning individuals and/or organisations will be announced during the biennial international conferences organised by TIF, followed by an award ceremony in Abu Dhabi.
INTERNATIONAL AWARD CATERGORIES include:

  • Grand International Award for life-long scientific contribution in the field of Thalassaemia/Haemoglobinopathies.
  • International Award for Innovative Medical Research
  • International Award for Clinical Center for Excellence
  • International Award for Thalassaemia Society of Excellence
  • International Scholarship for Translational Research in Thalassaemia
  • International Leadership in Thalassaemia Award

The deadline for submission of proposal is end of September (exact date will be confirmed at a later stage).
The selection process will be held during October (exact date will be confirmed at a later stage) and the winners will be announced in November during biennial international conferences organised by TIF, followed by an award ceremony in Abu Dhabi (exact date will be confirmed at a later stage).
To submit a proposal, please visit His Highness Humanitarian & Scientific Development Foundation website at www.sita.ae
Please share and encourage academics, scientific and medical institutions, and organizations that the proposal submission process is now open.