Raising awareness of thalassemia and other rare blood disorders and the importance of advocacy for patients

Thalassemia is affecting a growing number of Canadians, but its treatment options needs more awareness. Thalassemia used to be confined to parts of the world where malaria was common, but changing immigration patterns are helping the disease see a growing prevalence amongst Canadians.

The article ‘Patients With Thalassemia No Longer Dealt A Death Sentence’ is featured in MacLean’s September 24, 2017 issue. http://www.personalhealthnews.ca/education-and-advocacy/patients-with-thalassemia-no-longer-dealt-a-death-sentence

To read the full campaign on rare blood disorders: http://project.mediaplanet.com/19893.pdf