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.