30/1/2019 Thalassemia Patients Friends Society- Palestine, in coordination with the general directorate of hospitals within the Ministry of Health, commenced two- days training workshop about Thalassemia and diagnosis and treatment mechanisms according to the treatment protocol and the medicine for Thalassemia patients and side effects in addition to the appropriate nutrition system for Thalassemia diseased person.
The workshop targeted medical staff including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and laboratory technicians working in the various Thalassemia treatment units at ash- Shifa, Rantisi, and Ouroubi (European) hospitals.
The workshop started with a speech by the Ministry of Health delivered by D. Hasan el- Khatib who appreciated the efforts invested by the TPFS to serve patients as well as highlighting the role of the ministry in this regard. In a speech delivered on behalf of TPFS by D. Bayan es- Saqqa, the head of the Scientific Committee within the Society, the speaker welcomed the participants and introduced them to the history of establishing TPFS as well as the role of the TPFS in serving the patients in Palestine and the recorded achievements, especially in Gaza Strip. The course concluded with agreeing about following up the recommendations and outcomes of the training by both the Ministry of Health and TPFS to develop the health services that Thalassemia patients in Gaza Strip receive.