Thalassemia in Sri Lanka

  • National Radio Discussion on Thalassaemia with the Minister of Health

    A one hour discussion on Thalassaemia and its permanent cure by the emerging Bone Marrow Transplant Centre at the Teaching Hospital Kandy , Sri Lanka , was held and broadcasted island wide by the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation on 19 August 2018 , with the participation of the Minister of Health , Dr. Rajitha Senaratne , Dr. Kalinga Nanayakkara , Patron and Mr. Namal Premaratne , President , Lanka Thalassaemia Circle

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  • The Foundation Stone for the proposed bone marrow transplant center to cure thalassemia in sri lanka was laid by the Hon. Minister of Health , Dr. Rajitha Senaratne , at the Teaching Hospital Kandy,

    the second largest hospital in Sri Lanka , on 17th May 2017 , the ‘International Thalassaemia Day’. This Rupees 856 million Centre affords cure to the 3500+ Thalassaemia Major children in Sri Lanka Dr. Kalinga Nanayakkara "

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  • "The ‘Foundation Stone’ for the first non-fee-levying Bone Marrow Transplant Centre to finally cure Thalassaemia in Sri Lanka was laid by the Hon. Minister of Health , Dr. Rajitha Senaratne , at the Teaching Hospital Kandy,

    the second largest hospital in Sri Lanka , on 8th May 2017 , the ‘International Thalassaemia Day’. This Rupees 856 million Centre affords cure to the 3500+ Thalassaemia Major children in Sri Lanka Dr. Kalinga Nanayakkara "

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  • මගේ මරාන්තික තැලසීමියාව සහෝදරියගේ ඇටමිදුලු බද්ධයෙන් සුව කර ඇත

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  • Account on Thalassaemia in Sri Lanka

    Thalassaemia is an inherited genetic blood disorder. When two parents with Thalassaemia Trait ( half thalassaemics ) marry a Thalassaemia major child could be born. There are nearly 4000 Thalassaemic children and 500,000 Thalassaemia carries ( traits ) in Sri Lanka

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  • Bone Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation for Thalassaemia

    You may be aware that recently a permanent cure for Thalassaemia is been reported from many countries around the world by using stem cell therapy from Bone Marrow & umbilical Cord Blood transplantations.

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