Global Globin 2020 Challenge Meeting at ICHG 2016 KYOTO
ICHG 2016 - Kyoto Japan
HVP Event - Global Globin 2020 Challenge Meeting at ICHG 2016
Date: Sunday 3 April
Venue: Room E Kyoto International Conference Centre
Time: 13.00 – 15.00 JST
Program will profile individual countries involved in the GG2020 Challenge who will each present the current status of availability of biomolecular data related to haemoglobinopathies including Thalassaemias, sickle cell disease and G6PD. Future plans to systematically collect and share this information for prevention, treatment and care of patients will be discussed. Representatives of World Health Organization will be present to discuss implication for GG2020 in low and middle income countries. This is a preparatory meeting for the GG2020 meeting at UNESCO 30-31 May 2016 but is an open meeting; members are encouraged do to attend to learn how they might contribute to GG2020 in their country.
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