Lithuania 2 project

Haemophilia physiotherapy network: Implementation of physiotherapy care in North-Eastern Europe

Partner institution
Lithuanian Hemophilia Society (LHS)

Represented by
Egidijus Sliauzys
in close collaboration with key stakeholders from North-eastern European network

2.5 years, Q2 2013 – Q1 2015



  • Establish physiotherapy network and expertise in North-eastern European countries
  • Collect data through musculoskeletal (MSK) evaluations and publish the results


  • Creation of educational material in Russian and English
  • First North-Eastern European physiotherapy training in Birstonas, Lithuania with 81 participants from 8 countries
  • Practical and theoretical training for healthcare professionals and people with haemophilia in parallel sessions
  • Follow up visits for training of healthcare professionals and joint evaluation were done in Lithuania and 6 out of 7 countries
  • 224 healthcare professionals trained and 197 people with haemophilia and family members educated
  • Final North-Eastern European network meeting in Birstonas, Lithuania with representatives from 7 countries

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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