Tree Top Hospital launches Thalassemia packages


Tree Top Hospital (TTH) has launched Thalassemia packages.

The hospital introduced two packages which can be selected by the patients based on their specific needs.

First package, Thalassemia Screening Package, is curated for guests who want to get an initial diagnosis. This prior screening will assist to find out whether patients carry the gene for sickle cell and or thalassemia, TTH said. The hospital emphasized the importance on getting tested when patients are planning for a family, or during pregnancy.

Second package, Thalassemia Check-up Package, is for patients who are diagnosed with thalassemia and would like to get a health check-up and create a care plan and management of thalassemia better.

The hospital further said the treatment of Iron Chelation Therapy is also available as an additional service. Iron chelation involves the removal of excess iron from your body which will be ordered by the consultant post-consultation.

Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder that causes the body to have less hemoglobin than normal. It is considered the most common genetic disorder in the Maldives. As Thalassemia is inherited, TTH advices on screening and understanding the extent of the disease and to determine the severity of the condition.

Tree Top Hospital was established in 2018, and has continued to provides excellence in healthcare by offering a wide spectrum of specialized health and medical services, ranging from health screening centres leading to high-end medical and surgical services, supported by state-of-the-art technology