“Haemophilia Conclave 2023” is being held on 20th of July 2023 at India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi. The conference aims at providing better Haemophilia care in developing countries. Experts in the National and Regional faculties working in the space of Haemophilia together, along with Physicians and healthcare professionals working at Haemophilia Treatment Centers of different parts of India will attend the one day meet.
The conference puts emphasis on bringing out a consensus on Policy and Protocols for Optimal Haemophilia Care in Developing Countries by engaging all haemophilia stakeholders who play a vital role in Haemophilia Management.
Organized by Haemophilia & Health Collective of North (HHCN) under the aegis of MAMC & Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi in association with Haemophilia Advocacy Society (Regd.), the conference will have experts from the United States of America.
An array of specialists from different from different fields like Clinical Haematology, Pediatric Haematology Clinical Medicine, Paediatrics, Pathology, Blood Transfusion Medicine, Surgery, Orthopedics, Dentistry and other support pillars like Nursing, Physiotherapy, Sociology and Psychology will join together during Haemophilia Conclave 2023 besides the dignitaries of Health Departments across India.
“Since a lack of diagnostic and treatment facilities, along with low levels of awareness about haemophilia, is a major hurdle in the management of haemophilia, the conclave aims to find solutions and reach a consensus on policy and protocols for optimal haemophilia care in the country,” said Dr Naresh Gupta, chairperson, Haemophilia and Health Collective of North.
Haemophilia, a rare blood disorder in which the blood does not clot properly. It is believed to occur at the same rate in all parts of the world. The incidence of haemophilia is estimated at about 1 in 10,000 male births. And the severe form in about 6 per 100,000 population.
With a population of around 18 million, Delhi should not have more than 1,800 persons with haemophilia. But the real numbers are much higher considering the Haemophilia Centre in Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital has already 3,400 registered haemophilia patients.