Tag: Thalassaemia International Federation


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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TIF Publishes Updated Guide on COVID-19 for Patients with Hemoglobin Disorders

March 18, 2020 – The Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF) has now released an expanded edition of its brochure on “The COVID-19 Pandemic and Haemoglobin Disorders-Version 2”, which contains useful information for patients with thalassemia and sickle cell disease. Download this publication at the link below. The COVID-19 Pandemic and Hemoglobin Disorders

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