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World Hemophilia Day

Hemophilia Day is a special day set aside to raise awareness for Hemophilia, a rare disorder that affects the blood’s ability to clot. Hemophiliacs often experience uncontrolled bleeding, which can be dangerous and even life-threatening. On Hemophilia Day, we remember those who have been affected by this disorder and we pledge to continue working to find a cure. If you or someone you love is affected by Hemophilia, please know that you are not alone. There are many resources available to help you manage this condition. We urge you to learn as much as you can about Hemophilia and to join us in raising awareness on Hemophilia Day and every day!

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Hemophilia Day Date :

Hemophilia Day is always celebrated on 17 April each year.

Hemophilia Day History:

Hemophilia Day was established in 1989 by the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) to increase awareness of hemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders around the world. The date is chosen, April 17, commemorates WFH’s founding in 1963.

Why is Hemophilia Day Important?

Hemophilia Day is an important day because it raises awareness about a rare, but serious condition that can be debilitating and even life-threatening. Hemophiliacs often face discrimination and a lack of understanding from the general public. Hemophilia Day is a chance to educate others about this disorder and to show support for those who are affected by it.

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How Can You Show Support on Hemophilia Day?

There are many ways to show your support on Hemophilia Day. You can:

-Learn more about hemophilia and other bleeding disorders

-Educate others about these conditions

-Attend or donate to a Hemophilia Walk or other fundraising event

-Write to your elected officials and urge them to support policies that help those with bleeding disorders

Whatever you do, take some time on Hemophilia Day to think about those who are affected by this disorder and what we can all do to help. Together, we can make a difference!

How to celebrate World Hemophilia Day

World Hemophilia Day is celebrated every year on April 17. The day commemorates the founding of the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) in 1963. The theme for 2019 is ‘Reaching Out’, which focuses on expanding access to care and treatment for people with hemophilia and other bleeding disorders.

There are many ways you can celebrate World Hemophilia Day:

-Educate yourself and others about hemophilia and other bleeding disorders

-Attend or donate to a local Hemophilia Walk or another fundraising event

-Write to your elected officials and urge them to support policies that help those with bleeding disorders

On World Hemophilia Day, let us all come together

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