Thailand 4 project

Improving haemophilia care in Thailand through the Chronic Care Model, strengthening of comprehensive care teams and development of leadership talents

Partner institution
National Health Security Office (NHSO), IHTC Bangkok, Faculty of Medicine/Chiang Mai University and the Thai Haemophilia Patient Club, Bangkok

Represented by
Hathaiwut Lamthean
Prof Ampaiwan Chuansumrit
Dr Rungrote Natesirinilkul
Mr Ekawat Suwantaroj

2 years, Q1 2017 – Q2 2019



  • Strengthen the regional reference centre in Southern Thailand in Prince of Songkhla Hospital
  • Strengthen the comprehensive care teams in 8 haemophilia treatment centres (HTCs)
  • Improve awareness and quality of care at district and provincial hospitals in 8 provinces
  • Develop national patient guidelines regarding the care set up and the right to care in Thailand
  • Develop young, leadership talents in all 5 patient clubs in Thailand


  • Improved quality, organisation and standardisation of care in 8 haemophilia treatment centres
  • Increased awareness about haemophilia signals
  • Improved emergency care
  • Nurses educated to play a key role as ‘case managers’ bridging to the community
  • Thai Hemophilia Patient Club is changing to be a more diverse patient association
  • The youth role models are changing the view on life with haemophilia in Thailand, focusing especially about ‘being fit’

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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