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Welcome to the South African Haemophilia Foundation

These web pages are part of our commitment to promote the welfare of all persons with haemophilia and similar conditions in South Africa and elsewhere. We hope it will help provide a better understanding of this inherited, lifelong bleeding disorder.

We welcome your comments. Please contact the Haemophilia Foundation by e-mail, or write to us at P O Box 172, Plumstead, Cape Town, 7801, South Africa.

Latest news

2301, 2018

KZN HAEMOPHILIA NURSE CO-ORDINATOR : Standard Operating Practice

OBJECTIVE

The South African Haemophilia Foundation seeks to employ a suitably qualified nurse, who will receive the appropriate training as regards Haemophilia, to further the aims and objectives of the South African Haemophilia Foundation (SAHF).

The Haemophilia nurse will work throughout the province and in all the KZN hospitals and treatment centres where haemophilia care is provided.  This will include outreach to all the identified Haemophilia Treatment Centres and Haemophilia patients in […]

2301, 2018

Employment Opportunity: Haemophilia Nurse | Johannesburg

JOB DESCRIPTION FOR HAEMOPHILIA NURSE

Job title:  Haemophilia Nurse Co-ordinator

Reports to:  SAHF Chairperson or nominee

Job purpose:  To co-ordinate the provision of comprehensive care to people with haemophilia and other bleeding disorders in designated Provinces in South Africa

Job base:  Haemophilia Nurses Office Johannesburg

Key job roles              

  1. TO TREAT PEOPLE WITH HAEMOPHILA (PWH)

 

Objective – Clinical Skills

  • Diagnosticassess patient’s needs, take proper history
  • Treatment skillsknowledge/ understanding of relevant pharmaceutical treatment […]
2201, 2018

International Symposium on Von Willebrand Disease

By Louise Ellwood
Title: International Symposium on Von Willebrand Disease
Date: 1-2 December 2017
Venue: Prague, Czech Republic: Grandior Hotel

First, I would like to thank The World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) and the South African Haemophilia Foundation (SAHF) for nominating me and giving me the opportunity to attend the symposium. The symposium was funded exclusively by Shire Pharmaceuticals.

I attended with Dr. Leriska Haupt, senior lecturer/pathologist, haemotology at The University of The Free State.

This was the […]