Mexico 1 project

Creation of a regional high-level paediatrician training centre – pilot project

Partner institution
Unidad Medica de Alta Especialidad, Hospital de Pediatria, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Mexico City

Represented by
Dr Roberto Bernáldez Ríos, MD, Hematologist

2 years, Q1 2011 – Q4 2012



  • Creation of a high level training centre for clinicians dedicated to the treatment of people with haemophilia in 2nd and 3rd level IMSS hospitals


  • 1 physiatrist and 1 orthopaedist trained in Argentina
  • 7 manuals and training modules created focusing on the multidisciplinary care approach
  • Interactive website created to ease communication between healthcare professionals in the region
  • Training of 28 healthcare professionals from four states: Guerrero, Morelos, Querétaro and Chiapas
  • 2-3 follow up visits to three of the four states to create and implement multidisciplinary haemophilia clinics
  • 152 people with haemophilia registered in regional patient registry

“We are in constant communication with the team from Cuernavaca and can see the improvements they are making,” Dr María del Carmen Zepeda Rodríguez, haematologist from the Paediatric Hospital in Mexico City.

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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