Baku, Azerbaijan, May 10
Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva has today visited Thalassemia Center.
Minister of Healthcare Ogtay Shiraliyev informed Leyla Aliyeva about treatment of children at the Center, which was built under “The Life without Thalassemia” project. Thalassemia Center opened in 2009.
Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva chatted with children being treated at the Center. On behalf of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, children with osteoporosis were given medicines.
The Heydar Aliyev Foundation constructed the Thalassemia Center in Baku to create a qualified center and blood bank in Azerbaijan, prepare high-qualified personnel in the country, develop a voluntary donor service to provide safe and high quality blood to thalassemia-affected children, promote awareness-raising to prevent the expansion of thalassemia and enhance cooperation with foreign countries in fighting thalassemia.