About TIF

TIF’s mission is to promote and implement national control programmes for the prevention and treatment of thalassaemia and other haemoglobin disorders in every affected country.

Through the creation of new and the strengthening existing associations, Delegation Visits to countries of need, a multimodal educational programme, networks, partnerships and collaborations with relevant stakeholders, our vision is to ensure equal access to quality health care for every patient with thalassaemia and other haemoglobin disorders across the world.

Who we are

The Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF) is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation founded in 1986 by a small group of patients and parents in Cyprus, Greece, the UK, the USA and Italy. Read more


What we do

The work of the Federation in addressing effectively the needs of the world thalassaemia family and achieving its mission has been based on five pillars: Read more




Where we work

TIF is based in Nicosia Cyprus.

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