Resources » WFH Webinar on von Willebrand Disease | September 21, 2023

Year: 2023

Language: English

This resource is also available in: Arabic French Russian Spanish

Author(s): World Federation of Hemophilia

Format: Video

WFH Webinar on von Willebrand Disease | September 21, 2023


Listen to this 90-minute webinar presented on September 21, 2023 to learn about von Willebrand disease (VWD) in low-resource settings.

Dr Michelle Lavin (Ireland), Dr Claudia Khayat (Lebanon), Dr Jecko Thachil (United Kingdom), Dr Augusto Federici (Italy) and Emily Ayoub (Canada) present global inequities in VWD registrations, survey results on VWD in the east Mediterranean region, VWD advocacy in low resource settings, proposed national adaptations of the international VWD guidelines, and recent updates from the WFH WBDR.

The WFH does not engage in the practice of medicine and under no circumstances recommends particular treatment for specific individuals. For diagnosis or consultation on a specific medical problem, the WFH recommends that you contact your physician or local treatment centre. Before administering any products, the WFH urges patients to check dosages with a physician or hemophilia centre staff, and to consult the pharmaceutical company’s printed instructions.

The WFH does not promote any particular pharmaceutical product and any mention of any commercial brand in this presentation is strictly for educational purposes.