Uruguay 3 project

Decentralising care and diagnosis network in Uruguay

Partner institution
Hospital Tacuarembó

Represented by
Dr Maria Teresa Faguaga González, MD, Transfusional Medicine Specialist
Dr Ana Gabriela Chalkling, MD, Transfusional Medicine Specialist, Paysandú


Duration
2 years, Q4 2017 – Q4 2019

Status
Completed

Objectives

  • Decentralise bleeding disorders care to Tacuarembó and Paysandú
  • Establish the haemostasis laboratory in Tacuarembó for patients living outside of Montevideo
  • Create patient/medical networks in both regions including the patients’ social environment

Project highlights

Expanding haemophilia diagnosis and care beyond the capital city to include the north of the country was the key focus of the third NNHF project in Uruguay. This was achieved by providing healthcare professionals and people with haemophilia in northern Uruguay with the required diagnosis capacity and training for dedicated haemophilia care.

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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