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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


Duration
2 years, Q1 2017 – Q2 2019

Status
Completed

Impact

  • 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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