Macedonia 1

Capacity building in Haemophilia Care

Partner institution
University Children’s Hospital, Medical Faculty, Univ. ‘Ss Cyril and Methodius’, Skopje

Represented by
Prof Sofijanka Glamocanin, MD, PhD

Duration
2.5 years, Q1 2007- Q4 2009

Status
Completed

Achievements

  • 500 haematologists, paediatricians and orthopaedists trained
  • 114 nurses, 21 lab technicians educated
  • 115 patients, 92 family members and other community stakeholders educated
  • 2,000 copies of educational material for healthcare professionals developed  and produced
  • 1,650 copies of educational material for patients and families developed and produced
  • Guidelines for the Management of Haemophilia translated and accepted as national guidelines
  • Screening programme executed with three teams visiting centres in east, central and western Macedonia
  • 185 patients (re-)tested
  • Survey conducted to assess haemophilia patients’ health and clinical status

“We are proud of the significant benefits for people with haemophilia realised through this project’s activities. Key to these achievements is the good collaboration between all involved parties – hospitals, patients and families. These results have set an important basis ensuring better care and treatment for people with haemophilia and serve as a platform for driving the next steps on a national level,” Prof Sofijanka Glamocanin, project partner.

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Macedonia: IMPROVED ACCESS TO CARE

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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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