Pakistan 3

Education of education programme to a national level

Partner institution
Pakistan Haemophilia Patients Welfare Society (PHPWS), Islamabad

Represented by
Dr Tahira Zafar, Consultant Haematologist, Director Haemophilia & Thalassaemia Centre

Duration
2 years, Q3 2009 – Q3 2011

Status
Completed

Achievements

  • Educational material in Urdu translated into several languages for national outreach
  • Ten interactive training sessions on haemophilia for 103 patients and 98 family members carried out
  • 100 haemophilia first aid kits developed for urgent handling of bleedings
  • 150 people trained to replicate training with haemophilia first aid kit
  • Awareness created during the training sessions and through several media channels

“The active participation of the representatives of governmental departments, private partners and media has helped greatly in taking the educational efforts to a national scale,” Dr Zafar, project partner.

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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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