Pakistan 4 project

Capacity building for improvement of haemophilia care on a national level

Partner institution
National Institute of Blood Disease & Bone Marrow Transplantation (NIBDT), Karachi

Represented by
Dr Tahir S. Shamsi, MD

3.5 years, Q2 2010 – Q4 2013



  • Capacity building haemophilia care programme for Pakistan – national project (extension of Pakistan 1 project to a national level)


  • One month master training program for 20 physicians and lab technicians from eight regions
  • Healthcare professionals education conducted in eight regions
  • Over 800 diagnosis confirmed (haemophilia+vWD)
  • 1,200 people with haemophilia registered
  • Official publication of treatment guidelines for haemophilia and complications
  • Six posters and oral presentations at the Pakistan Society of Haematology in 2012 in Karachi and Islamabad + ISTH 2013
  • 2 posters presentations at WFH Paris 2012 and manuscripts of six original articles will be submitted for publication

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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