Palestine 1 project

Improve the quality of health care provided for patients with Haemophilia in Palestine

Partner institution
Palestine Ministry of Health, Ramallah

Represented by
Huda Lahham, Director of International Relation department
Dr Hussein Elyan, Head of Haematology Department, Beit Jala Hospital

3 years, Q2 2014 – Q2 2017



  • Design and apply a comprehensive national training programme for healthcare professionals
  • Create guidelines for treatment of haemophilia
  • Produce educational material for healthcare professionals and people with haemophilia
  • Improve the laboratory facilities
  • Screen and (re-)diagnose 1,680 people with haemophilia
  • Six educational sessions for people with haemophilia to be conducted
  • Set up a national medical registry


  • 3 healthcare professionals and 6 lab technicians trained in international specialist centres 
  • National guidelines established to standardise care nationwide
  • Improved diagnosis equipment and skills; for the first time people with haemophilia know the type and severity of their condition 
  • 146 people retested, and 19 newly identified by the end of 2017
  • 215 people with haemophilia and family members received educational training to improve their understanding of the condition

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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