International Thalassaemia Day (May 8th), celebrated worldwide, was established in 1994 by the Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF. It is a day of commemoration but also a day of solidarity amongst patients in their lifelong struggle against Thalassaemia. It is also a day of hope. Hope for future breakthroughs in the management and cure of Thalassaemia.
The 2020 theme is:
‘’The dawning of a new era for thalassaemia:
Time for a global effort to make novel therapies accessible and affordable to patients”.