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.
Since the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) launched the Global VWD Call to Action in 2018, the visibility and awareness of von Willebrand Disease (VWD) have increased globally, and more patients have been identified. Still, there remain gaps in the education, recognition, and diagnosis of VWD worldwide. Identification is key to increasing the visibility of VWD and improving the lives of those living with the condition. […]
A video message of appreciation to all those who helped the South African Haemophilia Foundation in getting PPE equipment out to our health care professionals and patient community.
Each day, the #WFHVirtualSummit will highlight each of the WFH multidisciplinary professional disciplines. Healthcare professionals in the #dental, laboratory sciences, musculoskeletal, psychosocial and #nurses fields will all be able to participate in sessions tailored to their needs. Kate Khair, WFH Nurses Program Chair discusses the robust Professional Track. Register
WFH Virtual Summit – Connecting the Global Bleeding Disorders Community
This series of live and recorded sessions will take place from Sunday, June 14 to Friday June 19, 2020 and will allow you to connect with the community and increase your knowledge from the comfort of your home. The approximate time slot will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).