China 5 project

Set up and consolidate five comprehensive treatment centres for haemophilia and von Willebrand disease in Jiangsu Province

Partner institution
The First Affiliated Hospital of Suzhou University, Suzhou

Represented by
Prof Ziqiang YU

3 years, Q3 2016 – Q3 2019



  • Set up multidisciplinary care and train the teams in Suzhou, Nanjing, Yangzhou, Huaian and Xuzhou
  • Advance the capacity in the selected centres on factor activity and von Willebrand Disease detection, and the usage of the registry system
  • Provide technical and support for people with haemophilia, and raise awareness through follow up visits, project specific meetings and World Haemophilia Day activities


  • Decreased travel time to receive qualitative care
  • Medical care network build up
  • Diagnosis rate increased by 27% (from 1,370 to 1,745) and is now at 21.7%
Huang lives in Huai’an, 250 km from the capital of Nanjing. In the end of 2018 he experienced a cerebral bleed. Luckily due to the efforts of the China 5 project team to decentralise care in the Jiangsu province, the healthcare professionals were able to save Huang’s life. Watch the video and be inspired by the work done in Jiangsu, bringing care closer to people with haemophilia.

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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