Iraq 2 fellowship

Obstetric and Gynaecological problems and their management in women with bleeding disorders including prenatal diagnosis

Dr Brwa Hussein, clinical haematologist, Nanakalee Hospital, Erbil

Host institute
Royal Free Hospital, London, UK; responsible persons: Dr Rezan Kadir, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Professor Edward Tuddenham, Professor of Haemophilia and Katherine Dormandy, Haemophilia and Haemostasis Unit, the Fetal Medicine Unit and Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

One year, completed 2011


Establish a special multidisciplinary clinic to provide better care for women with bleeding disorders:

  • Attendance in foetal medicine and training in prenatal diagnosis (ultrasound assessment, invasive testing)
  • Attendance in genetic and counselling clinics in order to acquire greater understanding of ethical, genetic and clinical issues that arise when offering prenatal diagnosis to carriers of haemophilia
  • Training in gynaecological manifestations of inherited bleeding disorders
  • Training in management of pregnancy in women with inherited bleeding disorders

Partner with NNHF

NNHF funds and supports projects in developing countries to improve access to care for people with haemophilia and allied bleeding disorders.

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