Senegal 2

Expand haemophilia comprehensive care in Senegal and regional care networks in West Africa

Partner institution
Association Sénégalaise des Hémophiles

Represented by
Prof Saliou Diop, haematologist and Director of the Centre National de Transfusion Sanguine (CNTS)
Abdoulaye Loum, President of ASH patient organisation

2 years, envisaged start in Q4 2023



  • Strengthen the haemophilia treatment centre in Dakar as a regional training hub and initiate a network in francophone West Africa, advocating for improved and standardised care
  • Establish multidisciplinary care teams and strengthen the coordination among healthcare professionals in Saint Louis, Kaolack and Ziguinchor regions for an optimal referral system
  • Strengthen the diagnostic system in Senegal, developing protocols and increasing haemophilia diagnosis rate from 17% to 23% by 2025
  • Strengthen the patient organisation’s chapters in Saint Louis, Kaolack and Ziguinchor to participate in the orientation of suspected cases in their region
  • Empower haemophilia community of Dakar, Saint Louis, Kaolack and Ziguinchor regions through educational sessions to better manage the condition and engage regularly with care providers

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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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