Jaipur, India

In collaboration with Manav Sewa Sangh Prem Niketan Hospital, Cure2Children created the first unit for the cure of thalassemia by bone marrow transplantation in Jaipur which started its activity in 2012. Since than a total of 65 BMTs have been carried put with very good results. This transplant unit, called the South East Asia Institute for Thalassemia or SEAIT, was the first ever in Rajasthan, an Indian state with 60 million people and several thousand children with thalassemia major and other diseases curable by bone marrow transplantation.

Islamabad, Pakistan

The Problem Being Addressed: Over 60,000 children in Pakistan are suffering from thalassemia major, the most common fatal genetic disease in the world. Because of lack of knowledge or availability of tests in many areas of Pakistan, 5000 children are born with this disease each year. The weekly treatment needed by theses children to stay alive is a huge economic burden on affected families because the cost is often higher than their total income. Consequently, the majority of children do not live longer than adolescence.

Free HLA Typing

The Free HLA Typing Project Cure2Children provides HLA-typing free of charge to low-income families that need it. HLA-typing is a test that allows you to find a bone marrow donor match for someone in need of a bone marrow transplant. This is useful for children curable by marrow or blood stem cell transpla ntation from severe thalassemia, sickle-cell anemia, aplastic anemia , leukemia and other forms of pediatric cancers and blood disorders.

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Project Vision

In partnership with Lanka Hospital (LH), Cure2Children (C2C) will create a leading team of local professionals able to offer bone marrow transplantation at a not-for-profit rate in order to cure children with cancer and severe blood disorders.

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