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We would like to encourage you and your friends to join us in improving the health and lives of people with haemoglobinopathies

The Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF) is an umbrella organisation. Its membership is comprised of national thalassaemia and other disease-specific patients’ associations, health-related organisations and institutions, pharmaceutical companies, health professionals and interested individuals from around the world.

TIF now represents 177 national thalassaemia associations and other members from over 62 countries across the world.

Membership Categories:

  • General members include only thalassaemia and/or sickle cell disease patients’ associations, which are officially registered as non-profit, patients/parents NGOs in their respective countries
  • Voting members include general members that after completion of one year’s general membership become eligible, following BMs and GA’s approval, to be upgraded to Voting members, who constitute the only membership type with the right to vote and/or be voted (according to TIF’s Constitution)
  • Associate members are individuals, commercial or professional groups and disease-oriented patients’ associations, other than thalassaemia or sickle cell anaemia

To read more about Membership Categories, please read TIF’s Constitution

Membership Benefits

VOTING Members have: 

  • Opportunities to participate in TIF’s activities
  • Priority to obtain support from TIF for the organisation of local or national educational events
  • Priority in TIF’s educational sponsorship programme
  • 20% reduction in registration fees of TIF’s international conferences • Free subscription to TIF Magazine
  • The privilage to receive all new TIF publications free of charge 
  • The opportunity to participate in decision and policy making procedures
  • The opportunity to receive regular updates about new scientific and other relevant advances, events and reports of TIF’s current and planned activities The right to vote and to be voted.

GENERAL Members have: 

  • Opportunities to participate in TIF’s activities
  • The support of TIF in the organisation of local or national educational events
  • 10% reduction in registration fees of TIF’s international conferences
  • The opportunity to become voting members with all the related benefits
  • Free subscription to TIF Magazine
  • The opportunity to receive all new TIF publications free of charge
  • The opportunity to receive regular updates about new scientific and other relevant advances, events and reports of TIF’s current and planned activities 

Becoming a Member:

If you would like to become a member of TIF, based on the above description of the membership categories, we welcome you to fill in the suitable Application Form and return it to us either by email, or contact us via our telephone lines found here
or by post at:

Thalassaemia International Federation
Membership Application
P.O. Box 28807
2083 Strovolos, Nicosia
CYPRUS