Central America, Caribbean and Venezuela

Empowering and developing future community leaders to advocate and create awareness in their countries and across the region of Central America, the Caribbean and Venezuela

Partner institution
Fundación de Apoyo al Hemofílico (FAHEM), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to co-ordinate across the region

Represented by
Fendi Valdez Bisono, FAHEM
Haydée Altagracia Benoit de García, FAHEM

1.5 years, Q2 2014 – Q4 2016



  • Succession planning, improved strategic organisation and young leaders taking over responsibilities (128 new active youth; Costa Rica: from 0 to 30 youth; Dominican Republic: project office created; El Salvador: organisation revived and recognised by WFH; Venezuela: 3 youth now part of the board (sports, youth and communications coordinators) and 2 of the youth leaders are leading regional chapters)
  • Improved communication with medical community (Guatemala: joint action plan at HLF in Lima; Nicaragua: joint leadership of NNHF project; El Salvador: working together for the benefit of the patients)
  • More cohesion and collaboration amongst the patient community on a regional level

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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