This week, Wiley appointed Prof Cedric Hermans as the new Editor-in-Chief, of Haemophilia, the official journal of EAHAD. Prof Hermans, EAHAD’s Past-President, replaces Prof Michael Makris and Dr Craig Kessler, who step down from their editorial posts this month and at the end of the year, respectively.
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For the past three decades, haemophilia A and B patients have been treated using FVIII and FIX replacement concentrates. These therapies are well known to clinicians and patients.
A promising new era has now begun in the treatment of haemophilia and rare bleeding disorders. A series of novel, non-replacement therapies are becoming available, which may significantly impact the clinical care and quality of life of patients. The European Association for Haemophilia and Allied Disorders (EAHAD) and the European Haemophilia Consortium (EHC) welcome all novel therapies that have a meaningful impact on patients' treatment, care and quality of life.Click here to see the full post
On 19 June, EAHAD participated in the Round Table of Stakeholders on “Women and Bleeding Disorders”. Organised by the European Haemophilia Consortium (EHC), the event took place in the European Parliament in Brussels. Members of the European Parliament from different political groups also participated in the event, with Jana Žitňanská, MEP, chairing the Round Table.Click here to see the full post
A main goal of the European EAHAD going into the future is increasing its employee base in order to provide a better service to our members. Towards this goal, two new staff joined the EAHAD team this year. In April, Livia Boagiu was hired as EUHASS Project Manager and in June Angelos Athanasopoulos took on the role of Communications and Events Officer.Click here to see the full post
In February, Dr Sébastien Lobet became the new Physiotherapists Committee Chair, taking over from Mr Piet de Kleijn. At the EAHAD Congress in Madrid, Spain, we sat down with Dr Lobet and asked him to shed some light on his background, the highlights and challenges associated with his work, and his ambitions for the committee and for physiotherapy for bleeding disorders in Europe.Click here to see the full post