Welcome Message

Dear Colleagues,

It gives us immense pleasure to invite you to attend UAE Webinar on “Diagnosis and Management of Thalassemia in Children: What General Paediatricians need to know?” to be held on 29th May, 2021 virtually in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The webinar aims to bring together leading clinical experts to review current state of knowledge on how to clinically diagnose and Manage Thalassemia in Children in order to increase the awareness about Thalassemia disease in children, its symptoms and preventive measures.

The program would provide a premier platform to describe the basic genetic differences between alpha-thalassemia and beta-thalassemia and to discuss diagnosis of different thalassemia by general pediatricians and share local clinical experience with Case Presentations.  

The scientific program covers state-of-the-art lectures presented by high caliber speakers and experts in their fields for engaging discussions, information sharing and experience based perspectives.

The Webinar serves as a dynamic forum which promotes productive clinical debates between practicing physicians and researchers on the critical issues within the field of Thalassemia today.

The event prides itself on having the most up-to-date clinical, scientific and academic program concentrating not only describe management of thalassemia in children with beta-thalassemia major but also on listing the mechanisms and consequences of iron overload and infections associated with beta-thalassemia major.

We take this opportunity to welcome your participation and wish you a pleasant learning experience.

This is an event not to be missed!
Dr. Zainul Aabideen
FRCPCH, MSc Oncology (Birmingham University, UK),
International Fellowship Pediatric BMT( Great North Hospital, Newcastle UK);  
CCT (UK) Head of Pediatrics and Head of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Burjeel Medical City,
Abu Dhabi - UAE
Dr. Lawrence Faulkner
Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist and Bone Marrow Transplant Specialist
Medical Coordinator, Cure2Children Foundation, Florence-Italy, and Sankalp India Foundation, Bangalore-India
Chair, Outreach Subcommittee, Pediatric Diseases Working Party - European Blood and Marrow Transplantation Group