World Haemophilia Day

2015-04-30 13:57

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Haemophiliacs throughout the world celebrate World Haemophilia Day every year on 17 April.

Haemophilia is an inherited sex-linked bleeding disorder caused by lack of essential clotting factors.

The condition affect males with females being the carriers.

World Haemophilia Day is geared at building awareness about the condition which will ensure that health-care workers and the public are well informed to ensure correct treatment.

This year Councillor Linda Chonco will be carrying out awareness programme on haemophilia at the municipal Pine Street clinic for anyone interested in learning more about the condition.

Date is Friday 17 April at 10am. For more information phone Chonco 073 503 2918 or 071 613 0892

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