Jamaica 1 project

Establishing quality diagnosis, comprehensive care and expertise in bleeding disorders

Partner institution
University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI), Kingston

Represented by
Dr Gilian Wharfe, MD, Senior Lecturer

3 years, Q3 2014 – Q4 2017



  • Improve the diagnosis accuracy in haemophilia
  • Train healthcare professionals on haemophilia
  • Organise educational workshops for people with haemophilia and their family members
  • Create a national registry and treatment guidelines
  • Raise awareness of bleeding disorders amongst the authorities and the general public


  • Quality diagnosis and care established in Jamaica becoming a reference for bleeding disorders in the Caribbean
  • Strengthened collaboration and alignment between people with haemophilia and medical community for advocacy purposes

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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