Uruguay 1 project

Improvement of haemophilia care by awareness creation

Partner institution
Centro Hospitalario Pereira Rossell, Montevideo

Represented by
Dr Ismael Rodríguez Greco, MD

Duration
2.5 years, Q2 2008 – Q4 2010

Status
Completed

Objectives

  • Education for healthcare professionals, people with haemophilia and their family
  • Awareness creation in general public and at authority level

Achievements

  • Plenary workshops carried out for healthcare professionals from whole country and people with haemophilia with their families on a wide scope of topics such as sport, ‘to grow in health’
  • Educational materials developed and distributed
  • Two summer camps held for children and adolescents, respectively

“The objective of this project was to create, develop, implement and promote different preventive and health promotion activities in the hospital environment, aimed at the community of children, adolescents and their families that are served by this institution,” Prof Ismael Rodríguez, project partner.

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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