What is Haemophilia Awareness Week?
Haemophilia Foundation Australia and Haemophilia Foundations around the country work together to raise awareness in the wider community, community organisations and governments about inherited bleeding disorders. The theme this year is “Health and wellbeing into the future – the decade ahead”.
When is Haemophilia Awareness Week?
During the week of 9-15 October a number of local events will take place across Australia including promotion across schools, hospitals, doctors’ clinics and workplaces.
How can you help?
There are many ways you can help raise awareness of bleeding disorders during Haemophilia Awareness Week. Here are some ideas:
• set up a stand in your workplace, school, hospital or library
• hand out promotional items in your local area
• organise a casual clothes day at your workplace or school
• organise a luncheon, sausage sizzle or morning/afternoon tea.
Are there resources available to help raise awareness?
If you decide to organise a local event or want to promote Haemophilia Awareness Week at your school, workplace or community centre, there are a number of promotional items available.
These include wrist bands, tattoos, posters, balloons, pens, HAW newsletter with loads of personal stories and colouring-in sheets. To place an order for items (free of charge):
• download an order form below
• call Joanne at HFA on 1800 807 173
• email firstname.lastname@example.org
Who can I contact for more information?
If you would like any information about Haemophilia Awareness Week 2011 please call Natashia on 1800 807 173 or email email@example.com.
- HAW 2011 Media Backgrounder 06 October 2011 (69Kb)
- HAW Colour In Comp (266Kb)
- HAW Newsletter (204Kb)
- HAW Poster (392Kb)
- Resources order form (22Kb)