Organization: Children’s Thalassaemia Foundation
Introduction: Children’s Thalassaemia Foundation’s mission is to improve and standardize treatment of all thalassaemia patients. It aims to arouse public awareness and acceptance of the disease in Hong Kong, to support self-help groups, to aid research for improved treatment and an ultimate care, to help patients financially in purchasing medical equipment and accessories, and to provide counseling service for both patents and families.
Year of Establishment: 1993
Leading Campaigns: Financing Research Projects (e.g. PreimplantationDiagnosis (PGD) of Thalassaemia, Screening Programmes (to determine the prevalence of thalassaemia in Hong Kong), Employment Training Programmes
Service: Relief of sickness
Region: Hong Kong
Source: Children’s Thalassaemia Foundation’s website