Ghana 1 project

Outreach through capacity building and awareness creation

Partner institution
Ghana Haemophilia Society (GHS), Accra

Represented by
Mr Martin Boakye, President

1.5 years, Q2 2012 – Q4 2013



  • Strengthen the patient organisation
  • Support capacity building on teaching hospital level aiming at further outreach to all 10 regions
  • Create awareness about haemophilia and available care facilities to eventually increase the diagnosis rate
  • Improve education on haemophilia of people with haemophilia and families


  • Patient association strengthened by establishment of new chapter in Kumasi
  • 9 training sessions for 392 healthcare professionals from teaching and regional hospitals trained
  • 1,000 copies of guidelines for the management of haemophilia
  • 6 patient meetings in Kumasi and Accra with 108 people with haemophilia and 170 family members
  • 8,000 copies of educational brochures for people with haemophilia
  • 34 unique radio presentations, accumulating in about 680 minutes of live radio and 8 live TV appearances
  • Number of people with haemophilia increased from 36 to 98

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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