• WFH Virtual Summit 2020
  • Medic Alert South Africa

Welcome to the South African Haemophilia Foundation

These web pages are part of our commitment to promote the welfare of all persons with haemophilia and similar conditions in South Africa and elsewhere. We hope it will help provide a better understanding of this inherited, lifelong bleeding disorder.

We welcome your comments. Please contact the Haemophilia Foundation by e-mail, or write to us at P O Box 172, Plumstead, Cape Town, 7801, South Africa.

Latest news

1205, 2020

WFH Virtual Summit 2020 – Glen Pierce, Vice President, Medical

What is the WFH Virtual Summit?

The WFH Virtual Summit is a series of FREE live and recorded sessions that will take place from June 14 to 19, 2020 and will allow you to connect with the community and increase your knowledge from the comfort of your home or office. All sessions will be recorded and available for viewing later.

Register here

1005, 2020

WFH Virtual Summit 2020 – Alain Baumann, CEO

Join us for a high-profile six-day virtual event

The World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) is committed to bringing the bleeding disorders community together in the name of Treatment for All. This commitment is especially important during the COVID-19 crisis. In June 2020, we will be bringing our community together virtually. Register here

805, 2020


  1. Do I have a higher risk to get COVID-19 if I have Haemophilia ?
    • No
  2. Do people with Haemophilia have a weakened immune system?
    • No
  3. Does treatment with Haemophilia medication increase the risk of coronavirus infection?
    • No
  4. What should I do to avoid the infection?
    • Adhere to all the advised policies of washing of hands, wearing masks and using hand sanitizers correctly and ensure social distancing.
  5. What should I […]
105, 2020

WFH Virtual Summit

Join the WFH from June 14 to 19, 2020 for a Virtual Summit – Connecting the Global Bleeding Disorders Community.

The Virtual Summit will be an inspiring event for our community, full of new and exciting exchanges. Registration to attend is FREE! REGISTER YOUR INTEREST HERE

2404, 2020

Food Parcels – Western Cape Department of Social Development

The Western Cape Department of Social Development has made an additional R35 million available for food relief programmes from Provincial Treasury allocations, to widen our existing nutrition safety net during this time.

Click here to apply for food relief from the Western Cape Government: https://www.westerncape.gov.za/department-of-health/food-relief