Bulgaria 1 project

Creation of Comprehensive Haemophilia Treatment Centre (CHTC) – Sofia

Partner institution
Comprehensive Haemophilia Treatment Centre, Haematology Hospital “Joan Pavel”, Sofia

Represented by
Prof Toshko Jelev Lissitchkov, MD, PhD, Head of Blood Coagulation Department National Center of Haematology

2 years, Q1 2007 – Q4 2008



  • Form a comprehensive haemophilia treatment centre in Sofia
  • Train and educate for a multidisciplinary approach
  • Update current haemophilia guidelines for prevention and treatment of bleeding
  • Create an awareness programme in West Bulgaria
  • Regular examination of laboratory test performance
  • Support and update national haemophilia registry


  • Comprehensive Haemophilia Treatment Centre established in Sofia
  • 26 physicians, 8 nurses, 136 people with haemophilia and 25 family members educated about haemophilia
  • 8 educational brochures developed and 5,000 copies distributed
  • 146 people with haemophilia received comprehensive consultation
  • Genetic consultation
  • Registry updated and 21% more people with haemophilia registered
  • National prophylaxis and treatment guidelines for bleeding disorders developed and approved by the Ministry of Health

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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