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    Call for Applicants: EAHAD Nurses Committee

    EAHAD is inviting haemophilia nurses to apply for one vacant spot on its Nurses Committee.


    To apply to join the Nurses Committee, please send a short letter of motivation (maximum 300 words) outlining why you wish to be a part of the committee. Please also include in the letter the following information:

    Full name

    Haemophilia Treatment Centre you are affiliated with

    Number of years working with people with bleeding disorders

    Whether you work with children, adults, or both


    Please send your letter to no later than 17 February 2017. It will be considered carefully by the current Nurses Committee members to select the applicant whose profile and motivations best fit with the committee’s current composition.


    Please note that in order to be considered for a place on the Nurses Committee, you must:

    be a registered nurse,

    be able to speak and read English at an intermediate or higher level, and

    be working in haemophilia-related services and preferably be participating in advanced nursing activities


    Nurses Committee membership offers an opportunity to contribute to the development and implementation of nursing and inter-professional EAHAD projects and events, including the Pre-Congress Day for Nurses and Physiotherapists. Members of the Nurses Committee are expected to actively participate in the work of the committee, including attending 2-3 in-person committee meetings per year. We estimate the average amount of work required to fulfill these duties is ½ day per month.


    We are seeking a new member for a three-year term that would begin in Spring 2017.


    For more information on the Nurses Committee work, please see the Terms of Reference.


    Should you have any questions about the application process, please do not hesitate to contact Aislin Ryan at

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    Notice to members: Next EAHAD AGM on 2 February 2017

    The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of EAHAD will take place during the EAHAD 2017 Congress in Paris, France.
    The meeting will be held on Thursday, February 2 from 13:15-13:45 PM in the main plenary room of the Paris Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel and Conference Centre.


    An agenda and other meeting documents are now available in the Members' Section of the website and have been circulated by email to all current members.


    If you have not yet renewed your membership for 2016-17, you can do so here:


    For more information on the EAHAD 2017 Congress, please visit:

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    EuroBloodNet approved as a European Reference Network

    On 15 December 2016, the European Reference Network (ERN) Board of Member States voted to approve the EuroBloodNet ERN along with 22 other rare disease ERNs. EuroBloodNet encompasses rare haematological diseases, including haemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders.


    European Reference Networks, an initiative of the European Commission, are networks of healthcare professionals and centres of expertise aimed at improving quality, safety, and access to  highly specialised healthcare in Europe.


    For more information on ERNs and the approval process, please visit:

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    Renew your EAHAD membership or become a member

    The new EAHAD Membership cycle for 2016/17 began on 1 November 2016. If you have not done so already, we would like to remind you to please renew your membership to EAHAD. If you are not yet a member, we encourage you to join.

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