Control of thalassemia in India

  • Roshan B. Colah | colahrb@gmail.com National Institute of Immunohematology (ICMR), Mumbai, India.
  • Ajit Gorakshakar National Institute of Immunohematology (ICMR), Mumbai, India.

Abstract

The β-thalassemias and sickle cell disorders pose a major health burden in the large and diverse Indian population. Education programs for awareness generation are being done by National Institutions, non-governmental organizations and Thalassemia Societies in different states.

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Published
2014-09-29
Keywords:
β-thalassemia, awareness programs, epidemiology, prenatal diagnosis, India.
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How to Cite
Colah, R. B., & Gorakshakar, A. (2014). Control of thalassemia in India. Thalassemia Reports, 4(2). https://doi.org/10.4081/thal.2014.1955