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Health Maintenance for Thalassemia Patients aged 50 Years and Older

Health Maintenance Award for Thalassemia Patients 50 years and older

The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation (CAF) recognizes the importance of maintaining health among thalassemia patients and is offering reimbursement of up to $500 for approved expenses related to health maintenance among U.S. thalassemia patients who are age 50 or older.

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CAF Board Exec Maria Hadjidemetriou Represents Thalassemia Community in Maybelline Campaign

CAF Board Exec Maria Hadjidemetriou stars in Maybelline's "We Speak" diversity campaign.

When Maybelline, the iconic beauty brand behind Maria’s first blush, invited her to star in their “We Speak” disability pride campaign, she seized the opportunity to become the very thing she longed to see as a child—a model proudly representing the thalassemia community.

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Story on Nicholas Featured in Italian America Magazine

April 30, 2021 – A big thank you to our incredible friends at Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA) for the beautiful story in the current Italian America Magazine on Nicholas. Nicholas was born with thalassemia but recently underwent a curative transplantation and the article talks about his and his family’s journey […]

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CAF Celebrates International Thalassemia Day

May 8, 2020 – International Thalassemia Day is commemorated each May 8th in order to raise awareness about thalassemia. On this very special day for our community, we pause to remember our friends who are no longer with us. We also celebrate all patients who are trying to live their best lives while managing the […]

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CAF Shares “A Lot of Hope” Video

October 15, 2019 – CAF is pleased to share a new video, entitled “A Lot of Hope,” with the community. This video premiered at our recent annual gala this past June, and features the stories of five families battling thalassemia. While they share some of the painful realities of living with this disorder, they also […]

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Navdeep Singh Selected for 2018 CAF-ApoPharma Distinguished Scholar Award

June 20, 2019 – The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation is proud to announce Navdeep Singh as the 2018 CAF-ApoPharma Distinguished Scholar Award recipient.  The award is in the amount of $20,000 and is presented to individuals with a clinically significant form of thalassemia who live in the United States and are pursuing postgraduate doctoral level studies […]

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