Keynote Address: The Challenge of Thalassemia for the Developing Countries

@article{Weatherall2005KeynoteAT,
  title={Keynote Address: The Challenge of Thalassemia for the Developing Countries},
  author={David J. Weatherall},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2005},
  volume={1054}
}
  • D. Weatherall
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Abstract: The thalassemias occur at some of their highest frequencies in the developing countries, particularly those of Asia. In many countries, facilities for the control of these conditions are extremely limited. Although a great deal can be done to help the situation by developing further North‐South and South‐South partnerships for disseminating better practice, the major problem for the future lies in the unwillingness of governments and international health agencies to accept that the… Expand
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