Hemophilia

Celebrating World Hemophilia Day

The World Hemophilia Day is celebrated every April 17 and this year's theme was “Access for All: Partnership. Policy. Progress. Engaging your government, integrating inherited bleeding disorders into national policy“. By raising awareness and bringing haemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders to the attention of policymakers, there is increase in sustainable and equitable access to care and treatment.

Courtesy Call by Dr. Stella and Dr. Kibet to the Chairman

Dr. Stella Rwezaula and Dr. Peter Kibet made a courtesy call to the Chairman, Dr. Waweru Wairimu to share on the training on safe circumcision program for hemophilia patients. The program involves specialist from both Tanzania and Kenya.

The training involved a group of doctors and nurses from 10 counties including four from muhimbili national referral hospital. It runs for two weeks with about 90 plus patients benefiting from the circumcision program.