Since 2004, HFA's "Dads in Action" and "Moms in Action" programs have provided education, support, and outreach to parents of children with bleeding disorders
Dr Ahmed Abdulaziz, clinical pharmacist at HGH and one of the chief organisers of the event stated: "This is an excellent opportunity for us to raise awareness and advocate for people affected by different kinds of bleeding disorders
The initiative offers programmes to improve knowledge on haemophilia and allied bleeding disorders
among patients, families, medical staff as well as circumcisers in Kenya.
This project will enable the WFH to expand its Humanitarian Aid Program as part of its comprehensive activities to achieve treatment for all people with bleeding disorders
Heavy menstrual bleedings were reported among 10%-70% of women with other bleeding disorders
Octapharma is truly a corporate role model, given their level of generosity toward our organization and interest in reaching the bleeding disorders
It is an awareness day for haemophilia and other bleeding disorders
, which also serves to raise funds and attract volunteers for the WFH.
The Walk in the Jungle will raise funds to find better treatments and cures for bleeding disorders
, and to prevent the complications of these disorders through awareness, education, advocacy and research.
In 2009, the Paediatric Bleeding Disorders
Program at the Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, Canada joined a twinning program with the Haemophilia Society (Delhi) and initiated a four-year partnership.
The annual awards have been created to recognise the vital support provided by the families, carers, friends and teachers of children with bleeding disorders
Inherited bleeding disorders
: Health care professionals and the 455 New Zealanders living with inherited bleeding disorders
can now access a new educational video podcast designed to raise awareness of the importance of accessing effective diagnosis and treatment for those affected by inherited bleeding disorders
There are thought to be up to 1,000 people with hemophilia and other bleeding disorders
living in Lebanon, but only one third of them have been diagnosed.
Contributors in hematology, obstetrics-gynecology, anesthesiology, and patient advocacy review gynecological and obstetric issues of women with hemophilia, von Willebrand's disease, and other inherited bleeding disorders
On page 210, the sentence "Inherited deficiencies or defects of the plasma proteins that are involved in blood coagulation can lead to life long bleeding disorders
, the severity of which is inversely proportional to the degree of factor deficiency" should be corrected to read, "Inherited deficiencies or defects of the plasma proteins that are involved in blood coagulation can lead to life long bleeding disorders
, the severity of which is directly proportional to the degree of factor deficiency.
Ten patients (16%) who presented with menorrhagia also had one or more symptoms of bleeding disorders
, including epistaxis in nine patients, easy bruising in five patients, bleeding during surgery and/or dental procedures in four patients, and gingival bleeding in one patient, Dr.