Turkey 1 project

Peer-to-peer healthcare professional and patient educational meetings in Eastern Turkey

Partner institution
Haemophilia Federation of Turkey, Istanbul

Represented by
Prof. Dr. Kaan Kavakli, Izmir

1 year, Q1 2013 – Q4 2013



  • Increase level of know-how amongst people with haemophilia with respect to disease management
  • Drive patient advocacy, self-infusion and caregiver involvement
  • Leverage peer-to-peer experience sharing and training of healthcare professionals


  • Training sessions for 125 participants in Diyarbakir and 125 in Van incl. educational material
  • Network between healthcare professionals and patient community
  • People with haemophilia are aware of their rights
  • Samples collected from 23 people with haemophilia to test for inhibitors
  • Project presented at National Congress

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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