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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Patient Focus – ASH ISTH NHF WFH Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Management of VWD

Listen to this patient-focused 60-minute webinar, presented on June 16, 2020 at the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) Virtual Summit, to get a preview of two of the recommendations resulting from the ASH ISTH NHF ISTH WFH 2021 VWD Guidelines. Learn why international clinical guidelines are particularly important to this community, how they were developed, […]

International VWD guidelines and how to use them

Listen to this 75-minute webinar, presented on November 20, 2020 at the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) Global Summit on Women & Girls with Inherited Bleeding Disorders, to learn more about how the ASH ISTH NHF ISTH WFH 2021 VWD Guidelines can be used for advocacy in ensuring adequate treatment and care for persons living […]

WFH Global VWD Call to Action: The World’s Response

Listen to this webinar which took place on August 26, 2020. Moderated by Dawn Rotellini (USA), the webinar features an overview of von Willebrand Disease by Magdy El Ekiaby, MD (Egypt), information about the Global VWD Call to Action by Luisa Durante (Canada), and presentations by Chedia Aroua (Tunisia), Cassie Osejo (Panama), and Louise Ellwood […]

What is von Willebrand Disease – Bengali

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: Polish, Farsi, Setswana This is not an official WFH translation. This resource has been translated with permission by a WFH National Member Organization (NMO), and is shared […]

What is von Willebrand Disease?

Also Available In: Japanese This resource has also been translated into the following languages, with permission from the WFH, by NMOs: Farsi, Polish, Bengali, Setswana This patient handbook contains basic information about the inheritance, diagnosis, symptoms, and management of von Willebrand disease.