Thalassemias in South Asia: clinical lessons learnt from Bangladesh

  title={Thalassemias in South Asia: clinical lessons learnt from Bangladesh},
  author={Mohammad Sorowar Hossain and Shehata Eldabie Abdel Raheem and Tanvira Afroze Sultana and Shameema Akhter Ferdous and Nusrat Nahar and Sazia Islam and Mohammad Arifuzzaman and Mohammad Abdur Razzaque and Rabiul Alam and Sonia Aziz and Hazera Khatun and Abdur Rahim and Manzur Morshed},
  booktitle={Orphanet journal of rare diseases},
Thalassemias are emerging as a global public health concern. Due to remarkable success in the reduction of childhood mortality by controlling infectious diseases in developing countries, thalassemias are likely to be a major public health concern in the coming decades in South Asia. Despite the fact that Bangladesh lies in the world's thalassemia belt, the information on different aspects (epidemiology, clinical course, mortality, complications and treatment outcomes) of thalassemias is lacking… CONTINUE READING
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