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157. 

What was the theme of the World Thalassaemia Day 2019?

[A]. Get connected: Share knowledge and experience and fight for a better tomorrow in thalassaemia.
[B]. Thalassaemia past, present and future: Documenting progress and patients' needs worldwide.
[C]. Access to safe and effective drugs in thalassaemia.
[D]. Universal Access to Quality Thalassaemia Healthcare Services: Building Bridges with and for Patients.

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

World Thalassaemia Day 2019 was celebrated on May 8 worldwide with a theme of "Universal Access to Quality Thalassaemia Healthcare Services: Building Bridges with and for Patients". The purpose of this day is to honour all patients of thalassaemia and their wards who never gave up despite all odds and also to support researchers who are striving to create an improved quality of life for people with thalassaemia across the world. To celebrate this day, Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF) organised 3 online competitions worldwide with a certain theme. This online competition will include a video challenge, a photo contest, and a story competition.

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