Ghana 2 project

Improve access to haemophilia care and create awareness at the regional and primary health levels in Ghana

Partner institution
Ghana Haemophilia Society (GHS), Accra

Represented by
Mr Martin Boakye, President

2 years, started Q1 2017



  • Strengthen the patient organisation
  • Build healthcare professional’s capacity in the regions
  • Improve diagnosis capacity
  • Organise educational programme for people with haemophilia and their families
  • Increase awareness about haemophilia

Expanding and decentralising haemophilia care

Historically, people with bleeding disorders in Ghana faced huge challenges in receiving diagnosis or care due to lack of laboratories and of specialised healthcare professionals. The Ghana 2 project established a network to improve the care situation across the whole country.

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  • 5 patient organisation chapters were established in Kumasi, Koforidua, Tamale, Cape coast and Ho Respectively
  • A total of 314 confirmed people with haemophilia included in the registry
  • Training executed for 315 healthcare professionals in all the five regional chapters based on their specialities
  • Diagnosis training for a total of 75 lab technicians was held
  • In total 13 educational sessions were held for people with haemophilia and their family in Kumasi, Accra, Koforidua and Ho
  • Brochures and treatment guidelines were developed, printed and distributed to create awareness about haemophilia, leading to 50 newly diagnosed 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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