Beta Thalassemia and Healthcare Assistance for Maldives from Italy

The Abruzzo region of Italy, 50 miles east from Rome, has signed a declaration with the Maldivian government providing increased assistance for the Maldivian health sector.

Each year, the Abruzzo region will provide transplantations for ten Maldivians with Beta Thalassemia.

The Abruzzo region and the government of Maldives will also share knowledge and best practices in healthcare, Beta Thalassaemia programs and consultations on Thalassaemia projects in the Maldives.

The agreement was signed during President Nasheed’s ongoing visit to Italy.