Calls for national haemoglobinopathy registry

A united national approach to screening for and treating haemoglobinopathies such as thalassaemia and sickle cell disease (SCD) is needed to meet the growing burden of the diseases in Australia, say researchers. Increasing migration to Australia, especially from areas where haemoglobinopathies (Hb) disorders are endemic, including the Mediterranean, Middle East, Africa and Asia, is contributing ...

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