Program Description

The Prevention of Complications in Patients with Thalassemia Awards aim to establish a standard approach to diagnose and provide care for persons with thalassemia, and to support outreach and education activities focused on encouraging healthy behaviors to prevent complications of thalassemia. The awards also fund:

1) A system to monitor persons with thalassemia for bloodborne pathogens
2) A network of specialized health-care centers to promote the management, treatment, and prevention of complications experienced by persons with thalassemia
3) The collaboration between the specialized health-care network and community-based organizations to enhance outreach and education

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you or a member of your family/household must be facing a hereditary blood disorder.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

Program Contact Information

Division of Blood Disorder
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Rd, MS E 64
Atlanta, GA 30333

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