The Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF) is excited to announce that the 16th International Conference on Thalassaemia & Haemoglobinopathies & the 18th TIF International Conference for Patients and Parents, will take place on 3 – 5 November 2023, at the Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The Conference, jointly organised by TIF, the Malaysian Haematology Society, and the Federation of Malaysia Thalassaemia Societies, will feature two parallel programmes – a Scientific Programme for Healthcare Professionals and another for Patients/Parents.
The Scientific Programme will cover a broad range of topics concerning OPTIMAL MULTIDISCIPLINARY CARE, NEW RESEARCH ADVANCES FOR INNOVATIVE THERAPIES and CURE, and EMERGING CONCERNS for thalassaemia, sickle cell disease, and other rare anaemias, seeking to improve patient health outcomes and quality of life.
Furthermore, the Patients Programme will seek to EMPOWER, EDUCATE and INFORM patients and their families, advocates and leaders of national thalassaemia associations from over 60 countries on issues of crucial importance through a capacity building programme that will enable meaningful and productive patient participation and advocacy at all levels of decision-making bodies and processes with competent representation.
Patients and Patient/Parent Organisations, Healthcare professionals/ Medical Specialists, Academics /Researchers, Policymakers at national, regional and international level, and Industry Representatives with a vested interest in the field of thalassaemia and other haemoglobinopathies are all welcome to attend!