Tag: Thalassaemia International Federation

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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TIF Position Statement on COVID-19 and Thalassemia Published in the European Journal of Hematology

June 25, 2020 – The Thalassaemia International Federation’s (TIF’s) position statement on COVID-19 and Thalassemia has just been published in the European Journal of Haematology. You can access the position statement here:  https://www.thalassemia.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/COVID-19-and-Thalassaemia-A-Position-Statement-of-the-Thalassaemia-Int….pdf The article notes that “The optimization of blood use will help safeguard blood supplies during the pandemic…One particular aspect of optimizing blood […]

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TIF Shares Position Statement Urging Health Authorities to Identify Thalassemia/SCD Patients as High Risk of COVID-19

April 21, 2020 – TIF has created a Position Statement in which it encourages national health authorities worldwide to include patients with thalassemia and sickle cell disease in the group of patients considered high risk/vulnerable to COVID-19. It is hoped that such a request will lead to increased vigilance and prevention measures on behalf of […]

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TIF & EHA Host Webinar on Thalassemia/SCD & COVID-19

April 16, 2020 – TIF and the European Hematology Association (EHA) held a webinar today (Thursday, April 16) entitled ”Thalassaemia/SCD and COVID-19: Possible risks and a proposal for a patient pathway during the pandemic”. An expert panel from Italy and Cyprus which includes Dr. Maria D. Capellini, Dr. Raffaella Colombatti, and TIF Executive Director Dr. Androulla Eleftheriou, shared […]

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TIF Releases Health and Nutrition Guide for COVID-19

March 18, 2020 – The Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF) has developed “A Useful Health and Nutrition Short Guide for the COVID-19 Pandemic”, which contains helpful health and nutrition tips that might possibly help to strengthen the body’s immune system during the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic. Download this guide at the link below. A Useful Health and Nutrition […]

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