World federation of Hemophilia (WFH) visited KGMU.
A team from World federation of Hemophilia (WFH) visited on 16.1.2018 the Hemophilia Comprehensive Care Center at Department of Clinical Hematology. KGMU Lucknow. The team comprised of Dr. H M Den Berg (Netherland), Dr. Glenn Pierce (USA), Dr. Magdy Ekiaby (Egypt), Dr. Assad Haffer (Canada), Mr. SachiSatpathy, Mr. Vikas Goel (president HFI). The team met hemophilia patients at the center and lauded the exemplary work being done at the center for the comprehensive care of hemophilia patients where facilities for counseling, factor infusion, physiotherapy, surgery and rehabilitation exist. There are 550 patients registered at the center. This center is state of art center in North India. The factors are provided by the Government and administered free of cost to patients.
Dr. A.K. Tripathi, HOD and Incharge, Hemophilia Comprehensive Care Center thanked WFH for their generous support by providing factor concentrates. He discussed the challenges and unmet needs in hemophilia care and pointed out future plans. The team also visited Hon VC, Prof. MLB Bhatt and discussed various issues related to hemophilia management and suggested to start Academic exchange programme with KGMU. Prof. Bhatt welcomed the team and offered full support from the KGMU in any such endeavre to established world class hemophilia Care Center in the university. The meeting was also attended by Prof. Ashutosh Kumar, Dean and HOD Pathology and Mr. Vinay Manchanda from Hemophilia Society Lucknow,
Afzal Ali Shah Maududi