Thalassemia and Sickle Cell Anemia

Under the Patronage of his ExcellencyMinister of Health

Dr. Hamad A. Al Manea

And in Collaboration with
Thalassemia International Federation
30th April - 1st May, 2008
In Marriott Hotel/Riyadh


The international symposium on
Thalassemia and Sickle Cell Anemia:
Working Together For A Better Life
Symposium Topics:

  • State-of-art clinical, research, diagnostic and therapeutic modalities
  • Update on outcome of international trials on sickle cell disease and thalassemia
  • Challenges and future plans in hemoglobinopathies control
  • Towards a National Prevention and Management Program
  • Premarital screening: current status and future direction
  • Experience of Arab and Gulf countries in hemoglobinopathies and future collaboration

International Speakers:

  • Prof. Maria Cappilini (Italy)
  • Prof. John Porter (UK)
  • Dr. Androlla Eleftheriou (TIF, Cyprus)
  • Prof. Michel Angastoniotis (TIF, Cyprus)
  • Prof. Adekunle Adekhile (Nigeria)
  • Prof. Ali Taher (Lebanon)
  • Prof. Amal El Beshlawi (Egypt)
  • Prof. Adlette Enati (Lebanon)
  • Prof. Mohsen El Alfy (Egypt)
  • Prof. Miguel Abboud (Lebanon)

Target Audience:

  • General Practitioners
  • Pediatricians
  • Health Care Planners
  • Pediatric Hematologists
  • Hematopathologists
  • Adult Hematologists
  • Lab. Technologists
  • Research Technologists
  • Nurses (Adult and Pediatric)

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Majed Ramadan;Tel:014015555

Ext:1224 Fax;014014989 Mobile;0569902483

closing date for registration: 20th of April 2008

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