Jamaica 2

Developing a country wide care network for bleeding disorders in Jamaica

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Partner institution
University Hospital of the West Indies

Represented by
Dr Gilian Wharfe
Dr Magdalene Nwokocha

3 years, envisaged start Q3 2022



  • Improve quality assurance for diagnosis and care of people with bleeding disorders at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) in Kingston
  • Enhance collaboration with and capacity of 5 peripheral hospitals for the referral and follow-up of haemophilia cases to UHWI
  • Include bleeding disorders’ diagnosis and treatment in a national healthcare programme by 2025
  • Increase reach of the Haemophilia Society of Jamaica

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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