The World Federation of Haemophilia (WFH), in an effort to bring our international community together at this time with COVID-19, is hosting a virtual summit that is free for attendees to take part in.
This series of live and recorded sessions will take place from Monday June 15 to Friday June 19, 2020 and will allow you to connect with the community and increase your knowledge from the comfort of your home. The approximate time slot will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), 1 p.m. to 5 p.m GMT-4. More details to follow.
In order for the WFH to plan the logistics of this important event, please register your interest in participating here. The WFH will send you more information as it becomes available.
The WFH 2020 Virtual Summit programme features many important events: plenaries, medical and multidisciplinary sessions, an e-poster session and free paper presentations, and the WFH State-of-the-art book. The WFH Virtual Summit scientific program will provide an innovative and comprehensive overview of the latest developments in our field, current patient healthcare issues and the challenges ahead in the management and treatment for people with haemophilia, von Willebrands and other rare factor deficiencies worldwide.
The programme will include the following topics:
- Redefining prophylaxis in the modern era
- Inhibitors-think differently
- Gene therapy
- Substitution therapy
- Women and girls with hemophilia
- Women ageing gracefully
- Is there a gain to pain
- Mental health and quality of life
- Late-breaking sessions
- WFH workshops
If you have any questions about this event, email the WFH at firstname.lastname@example.org.