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Thalassaemia & Sickle Cell Society of Australia


The Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Society of Australia is a not-for-profit community organisation that serves as a support and advocacy network for people affected by chronic genetic blood conditions like thalassaemia and sickle cell anaemia.

TASCS Australia is dedicated to: Serving as a support network for Australians affected by chronic genetic blood disorders known as “haemoglobinopathies”, like thalassaemia and sickle cell anaemia, Seeking to educate and raise public awareness of haemoglobinpathies within Australia, and the need to encourage the public to be tested for these conditions, Encouraging healthy members of the public to donate blood to the Australian Red Cross Blood Service, as fellow Australians who are affected by genetic haemoglobinopathies, require regular blood transfusions in order to live and manage their condition.

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