South African Haemophilia Foundation (SAHF) Medical and Scientific Advisory Council (MASAC) Treatment Guidelines - Treatment of Bleeding Episodes

Travelling with Haemophilia

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Travelling with Haemophilia

Navigating Airport Security

Travelling can be stressful nowadays, as you deal with Covid-regulations, long check-in lines and enhanced security. But for people with Haemophilia and other bleeding disorders, the biggest concern is often how to transport their factor products and supplies safely to their destination.

Factor products should never be packed in checked luggage, because wide temperature fluctuations may affect the potency of the factor, rough handling may break the glass containers and your luggage could be delayed or lost.

Supporting information and documentation such as the downloadable letters below will help in smoothing the security screening process regarding questions around your clotting factor products, needles, syringes, etc.