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Pioneering Steps

  • Since 1986, Thalassemics India has been holding Thalassemia clinics in Delhi/NCR by inviting experts from India & abroad.

  • 1st NGO to import and distribute filters, pumps and needles to patients/parents at subsidized rates since 1988.

  • 1st Initiative taken by an NGO-Thalassemics India to help in the establishment of a Thalassemia Unit at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in 1993.

  • In 1993, received tax exemption from Delhi Govt. on Desferal Injections.

  • In 1995, Thalassemics India became the voting member of Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF).

  • In 1996, held the First-ever International Conference on Thalassemia in New Delhi.

  • In 1996, held a workshop on Hepatitis C in Delhi to sensitise patients/parents & doctors.

  • In the years 2002, 2004 & 2007, Thalassemics India helped in the organisation of the Regional Conferences in Kolkata, Pune & Ahmedabad respectively.

  • 1st NGO to take group of thalassemia patients to TIF International Conferences from the year 2006 onwards.

  • 1st NGO to start Thalassemia Screening & Counselling centre at IRCS, Headquarter 18th August 2020.

  • 1st NGO to start NAT Testing Centre at IRCS, Headquarter from 23rd March 2021.

  • 1st NGO to spread awareness about thalassemia illuminated India Gate in red colour to show solidarity. Grateful to Government of India.

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