Nicaragua 1 project

Establish comprehensive care of haemophilia in Nicaragua

Partner institution
Nicaraguan Association of Haemophilia and the Red Cross, Managua

Represented by
Javier Antonio Rivas Ojeda, President and Dr Rene Berrios

2 years, Q1 2016 – Q1 2018



  • Improve coagulation laboratory and train the staff to do diagnosis
  • Train professionals in nursing, physiotherapy, dental care and medical training of people with haemophilia
  • Create national treatment guidelines
  • Provide educational sessions to people with haemophilia and families on haemophilia
  • Strengthen the haemophilia care centre and the patient organisation


  • Improved coagulation laboratory and trained diagnosis technician from Blood Bank
  • Use of media inviting people with haemophilia for free diagnosis with a reach of 1.7m people as audience
  • 33 Multidisciplinary training with more than 200 healthcare professionals
  • Development of an online registry
  • Promoted haemophilia in universities with a reach of more than 200 students
  • Advocacy activities leading to 8.5m UI FVIII
  • Strengthened patient organisation

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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