BMT for thalassemia in Egypt


Egypt has a thalassemia carrier rate ranging from 5% to 9% with more than a thousand new cases every year and over 10,000 registered patients. In August 2011 Cure2Children signed an agreement to support bone marrow transplantation for thalassemia in Cairo and Alexandria.

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