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Thalassaemia Education and Counseling Unit

Introduction of Thalassaemia Education and Counseling Unit

Background

Thalassaemia Education and Counseling Unit is established by the co-operation with Children’s Thalassaemia Foundation and Department of Paediatrics of Hong Kong University at twelfth of March, nineteen ninety-nine. It is also supported by Health Care and Promotion Foundation, CIBC CEF Children’s Miracle and Reuters Hong Kong Limited.

Objectives

Social Educational Service

Guidance and Assistance Service

On Coming Services

Consultant:

Professor Chap-yung Yeung Honorary Clinical Professor,
Department of Paediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
LKS Faculty of Medicine
The University of Hong Kong

Professor Yau -Lung Lau Doris Zimmern Professor in Community Child Health
Chair Professor of Paediatrics
The University of Hong Kong

Dr. Shau-yin Ha Consultant
Department of Paediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
Queen Mary Hospital

Office Hour

Monday to Friday 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.

Office

Room 1102, 11/F, SUP Tower, 75-83 King's Road, North Point, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2986-3311
Fax: (852) 2818-0636

In Hong Kong, one of eight people is a Thalassaemia carrier - α-Thalassaemia or β-Thalassaemia minor (recessive). If both of the parents are carriers, they will give birth to a baby with Thalassaemia major in 25% of chance. For the good of next generation, please take a parental cheakup before marriage and pregnancy.