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About us  

 

The BNHAS was  established in 1991,  It is a non  profit organization . Its main objective is to  raise awareness about genetic blood disorders and methods of prevention  among Bahraini population .

 

The society aims  at providing a comprehensive patients  information about how to live with these diseases,  and how to  prevent complications of sickle cell disease and thalassaemia. This  also  includes  emotional and social support. We are trying to help and serve patients with these disorders and their family.

 

 The goals of Bahrain hereditary aneamia society:

 

            Motivate  and support efforts to raise standard of  health  care and management of patients with  genetic blood disorders.

 

            Encourage and support health care providers  to implement  prevention and patient educational program

 

 

            promote researches ,and  projects leading to  better  care of sickle cell disease and thalassemia patients.

 

            Promote education, employment and integration of patients into   society

 

            Collaborate  with  similar associations  around  the world in a co -coordinated  effort  against these diseases .

 

            Promote collaboration  with the World Heath Organization and other International bodies.

 

Many of  these objectives have been achieved through the close  collaborate  between the society and the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Information, and the genetic  departments in the  ministry of Health in Bahrain.