von Willebrand disease, a closer look | Virtual Summit 2020

In this session from the WFH 2020 Virtual Summit, Dawn Rotellini, Paula James, Jeannette Cesta, Cody Kester & Baiba Ziemele discuss von Willebrand disease (VWD) treatment options, patient perspectives and the differences of VWD between men and women. The WFH does not engage in the practice of medicine and under no circumstances recommends particular treatment […]

von Willebrand disease | Virtual Summit 2020

In this session from the WFH 2020 Virtual Summit, Jill Johnsen, Michael Laffan & Jameela Sathar discuss von Willebrand disease (VWD), the most common inherited bleeding disorder. This session provides an overview of VWD diagnosis and treatment, special considerations in treating women with VWD, and current genomic approaches to VWD. The WFH does not engage […]

Frequently Asked Questions on Women and Girls with Bleeding Disorders – German

This document is also available in: English, French, Spanish This is not an official WFH translation. This resource has been translated with permission, and is shared here with their kind permission. Translating organizations are encouraged to have translations reviewed by local experts, the WFH is not responsible for the translation or for any errors or […]

Advocating for Better Care for People with VWD | September 1 2021

Listen to this 90-minute webinar presented on September 1, 2021 to learn about advocating for better care using the ASH ISTH NHF WFH 2021 Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Management of von Willebrand Disease (VWD). The session was moderated by Magdy El Ekiaby, MD (WFH VWD & RBD Committee). Susie Couper (Member of the WFH […]

Psychosocial Resource Hub

The WFH Virtual Workshops for Psychosocial Professionals series was developed in collaboration with the WFH Psychosocial Committee. The series targets professionals who work with people with bleeding disorders and aims to provide useful and practical tools for their work. The topics covered in this educational series are based on the modules of the WFH Standardized […]

WFH Highlight: WFH global initiative for better care of VWD | Virtual Summit 2020

In this session from the WFH 2020 Virtual Summit, Margaret Ragni, Augusto Federici, Roshni Kulkarni and Rezan Abdul-Kadir discuss practical ways to diagnose VWD that would work in all contexts around the world, and ways to educate the community on management. The WFH does not engage in the practice of medicine and under no circumstances […]

Free papers: VWD and Women’s issues | Virtual Summit 2020

In this session from the WFH 2020 Virtual Summit, Andra James, Mandy Yap, Mario von Depka Prondzinski, Lubna Zafar, Robert Sidonio and Roseline d’Oiron discuss: “The clinical usefulness of elongated platelet function analysis in characterizing Bleeding of Unknown Cause (BUC)” “Angiogenic alterations in VWD as a possible cause of epistaxis” “The menace of menorrhagia in […]

Report on the Annual Global Survey 2020

The Report on Annual Global Survey (AGS) includes demographic and treatment data, providing a global snapshot of people with hemophilia, von Willebrand disease, other rare factor deficiencies, and inherited platelet disorders around the world.

Frequently Asked Questions on Women and Girls with Bleeding Disorders

This resource has also been translated into the following languages, with permission from the WFH, by NMOs/Other Organizations: German Many carriers of hemophilia also experience symptoms of the disorder. Some women live with their symptoms for years without being diagnosed or even suspecting they have a bleeding disorder. This fact sheet includes answers to questions […]

Improving Care for People with VWD | May 18 2021

Listen to this 90-minute webinar presented on May 18, 2021 to learn about the recently published ASH ISTH NHF WFH 2021 Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Management of von Willebrand Disease (VWD). The session was moderated by Nathan Connell (Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School). Michelle Lavin (WFH VWD & RBD Committee Chair), Baiba […]

What is von Willebrand Disease? – Setswana

Also Available In: English, Spanish, French, Arabic, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Japanese This resource has also been translated into the following languages, with permission from the WFH, by NMOs:  Farsi, Polish, Bengali This is not an official WFH translation. This resource has been translated with permission by a WFH National Member Organization (NMO), and is shared […]