All the Thalassaemia Societies of
Pakistan in collaboration with Thalassaemia International Federation
organized the 1st National Workshop on Thalassaemia in pearl
continental hotel Rawalpindi on 13th &14th
A large number of Patients, Parents,
Doctors, Social workers, Volunteers, Thalassaemic
and Govt. officials participated in this two days national workshop.
Mr. Panos Englezos (Chairman TIF)
Dr. Androulla Elefheriou (Scientific Coordinator) and Mr. Stavros
Melides (Director TIF) were also among the foreign participants.
In the closing session of the
Workshop the federation of Thalassaemia Societies of Pakistan was
established and Executive Committee of federation was elected
that would ensure the collaboration and coordination among all the
thalassaemia societies of Pakistan. The federation will ensure the
optimal treatment, prevention & awareness of Thalassaemia. At the end of
National Workshop a combined declaration
on Thalassaemia was announced.