World Thalassemia Day is celebrated every year on 8th of May to increase the awareness about this disease among common public all through the world. Celebrating this day was established by the World Health Organisation in order to raise the public awareness about this disease, prevention measures and measures to avoid its transmission.
Objectives of World Thalassemia Day
The Thalassemia International Federation (TIF), which is a non-profit and non-governmental patient-driven organisation, actively involves in organising the event celebration with its associated associations and members in many countries.
World Health Organisation and other health bodies all through the focuses on the patients basic rights to encourage more people with thalassemia.