Haemophilia Foundation of Nigeria (HFN) was founded on April 17, 2005, and registered as a non-governmental organization in the same year. HFN is a part of 122 country member organizations which make up the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH).
WFH is the only recognized organization by the World Health Organization (WHO) to advocate for persons with haemophilia and other related bleeding disorders around the globe As a national organization we represent every Nigerian with a bleeding disorder across the country irrespective of tribe, religion or social status.
We have since inception remained a voice for those with bleeding disorders. We are divided into Chapters and have Partner Hospitals (which are called Treatment Centers).
Since 2005, HFN been working to serve persons with bleeding disorder in the country. We do this through the following;
- Providing treatment products.
- Improving clinicians’ knowledge through training.
- Lobbying government support through advocacy.
- Building patients self esteem through educational session.
- Act as voice between government and people with bleeding disorders in the country.
- Organize workshops, seminars and training for healthcare professionals to improve their skill about diagnosis and management of persons with bleeding disorders.
- Co-operate with all relevant authorities in the country to see to the well being of persons with bleeding disorders.
- Educate persons with bleeding disorders and their family about their condition and how to live a near normal live.
- Support persons with disability resulting from complications of haemophilia.
- Supporting emotionally and financially mothers, sisters and spouses of persons with bleeding disorders.
- Support educational needs of persons with haemophilia and other bleeding disorders.
- Generally take all relevant action to carry out the vision and mission of the HFN.