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Al Zahra Teaching Hospital, the children's hospital of Najaf, is very keen to start a bone marrow transplantation program which initially would be primarily for thalassemia major. Iraq has over 10,000 children with that severe disease which could be cured by bone marrow transplantation in over 90% of those having a compatible sibling.

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The Thalassemia International Federation (TIF) World Congress – Abu Dhabi 2013, will bring together over 1,500 participants from around the world, to discuss avenues of action to tackle the growing public health burden of chronic and rare disease in the world. 

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Stavros Melides, Cure2Children’s International Liaison for Thalassemia, visited Yemen last month. His trip was generously hosted by Dr.Ahmed Shamsan Almagrami, a local pediatrician and President of the Yemen Society for Thalassemia and Genetic Blood Disorders.

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