NNHF funds sustainable programmes that ensure access to quality care for people with haemophilia living in developing and emerging countries.
By teaming up with country-specific partners and haemophilia experts, NNHF’s programmes have helped diagnose over 27,400 people. More than 43,000 healthcare professionals have been trained and 47,000 people with haemophilia and family members have attended educational workshops.
Specialised training of healthcare professionals through lectures and workshops, either on-site or abroad. Creating and implementing national treatment guidelines, educational material and other relevant tools.
Diagnosis and registry
Improving ability to diagnose through better laboratory facilities and requisite skills training for staff, the establishment of quality assurance processes. Establishing and updating registries.
Education and empowerment
Educating people with haemophilia and families to better manage the condition. Improving public support through media and awareness campaigns that engage community leaders and the wider public.
13 January 2020
Zambia 1 project: Informing, building and changing lives
Low awareness and access to haemophilia care had been issues in Zambia for years In 2018 the Zambia Ministry of Health launched a country-wide initiative to promote voluntary male circumcision. Although considered a safe procedure, circumcision may represent serious risks to people with haemophilia who can experience bleeding that lasts for days. It has the…
21 October 2019
Cuba 2 project: Connecting care across Cuba
Decentralisation of comprehensive care to two centres in the East and establishment of a national reference centre for women with bleeding disorders in Havana…