Travel Guidance for Patients & Families with Thalassemia, Sickle Cell Disease & Rare Anemias
We are delighted to share with you TIF’s latest publication for patients living with thalassemia, sickle cell disease (SCD) and other rare anemias and their families entitled ‘Travel Guidance for Patients and Families’.
Separated into three sections, travelling for leisure (vacations / holidays), studying away from home (in another city or country) and relocating (for work or other reasons), the information provided is general in nature aims to only complement national recommendations for specific destinations or to just provide a general overview of considerations and guidance for patients with thalassemia, sickle cell disease (SCD) and other rare anemias who intend to travel.
TIF, with its International SCD Group and the Rare Anemias International Network (RAIN), of which it is a founding member, remains committed to ensure that children and adults with thalassemia, SCD and other rare anemias remain safe while travelling and obtain appropriate for their needs health and other care at their destination by providing any requested information on available healthcare services and providers.
Most patients with thalassaemia, sickle cell disease (SCD) and other rare anaemias can
travel abroad provided they take appropriate precautions and they are well aware in
advance of these, which may vary between countries and especially across regions of