China 7 project

Development of haemophilia care in Tibet Autonomous Region

Partner institution
Shandong Centre of Haemophilia Diagnosis and Treatment

Represented by
Dr Xinsheng Zhang

2.5 years, Q4 2016 – Q2 2019



  • Establish multidisciplinary care at Tibet People’s Hospital in Lhasa. The last province in China without haemophilia centre
  • Education of healthcare professionals in Tibet Autonomous Region including train-the-trainer
  • To build a multidisciplinary team and Tibet People’s Hospital and to assist them to develop cooperation with local government
  • Establish access to the Chinese national registry and register newly diagnosed people with haemophilia
  • To guide Tibet Blood Centre on the national quality standards to enable appropriate production of cryoprecipitate in local blood centre
  • Improve the awareness of multidisciplinary care in haemophilia amongst healthcare professionals, people with haemophilia, families and government


  • 1 doctor, 1 nurse and 1 laboratory technician from Tibet Blood Centre trained in Shandong Blood Center and in Beijing Children’s Hospital
  • 49 healthcare professionals from Tibet trained raising awareness about haemophilia
  • 3 laboratory technicians in Tibet Blood Centre trained
  • Tibet Blood Centre trained to be able to produce cryoprecipitate
  • Educational and awareness materials printed and distributed
  • Access to the Chinese national registry established and people with haemophilia registered


  • Basic haemophilia care is available in Lhasa
  • People with haemophilia can receive basic diagnosis in Lhasa 
  • Healthcare professionals across Tibet are able to recognise haemophilia signals and refer for diagnosis

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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