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Diagnosis and treatment of endocrine complications of thalassemic youth and young adults for a better quality of life

The EQUALITY project

October 2, 2017

The aims of EQUALITY Project is to prepare a guide including regular following up patients, to train doctors and to maintain better quality life for thalassemic patients, under the guide and supervision of Prof. Dr.Vincenzo de Sanctis, coordinator of the International Network ComplicationsEndocrine in Thalassemiaan Adolescent Medicine (ICET-A) and consultant in Pediatricsand Adolescent Medicine at Quisisana Hospital of Ferrara (Italy).

The Coordinator of the Project is Prof. Duran Canatan, President of the Mediterranean Blood Diseases Foundation and Project partners are Antalya Governorship, Antalya Education and Researcher Hospital and Antalya Thalassemia Association as local, Prof. Dr. Vincenzo de Sanctis from Ferrara (Italy),who is responsible for Training of trainers, Prof. Dr. Iva Stovea from Sofia (Bulgaria) who is responsable of evaluation and monitoring and Prof. Dr.Joan-Lluis Vives Corrons from Barcelona University (Spain) and ENERCA Coordinator who is responsible for development of ICT Based Training.

The first translational Project Meeting (TPM) and openning meeting took place in Antalya on May 11-13. The second TPM was held in September 2017, attended by Prf. J.L. Vives Corrons and  Dr. R. Colombatti from Clinica di Oncoematologia Pediatrica, AziendaOspedaliera-Università di Padova.

A  Training of trainer meeting will be organized in from November 27 to December 2, 2017  in Ferrara (Italy) .

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