No 189 March 2015

In this issue

6.9 million people worldwide have a bleeding disorder 75 per cent of them do not know it BUILDING A FAMILY…

GAVIN FINKLESTEIN Gavin Finkelstein is President, Haemophilia Foundation Australia In my role as President of HFA I am often asked…

SHARON CARIS Sharon Caris is Executive Director, Haemophilia Foundation Australia Travelling is a wonderful opportunity for seeing new places and…

SARAH HARTLEY Sarah Hartley is a Board Member of Haemophilia Foundation Queensland This article is adapted with permission from an…

Read the personal story of parents of daughters with haemophilia Haemophilia is caused by an alteration in the gene making…

PENNY McCARTHY Penny McCarthy is Haemophilia Clinical Nurse Consultant, Ronald Sawers Haemophilia Centre, Alfred Health, Melbourne Gum bleeding in the…

Photo right: The AHCDO team. Back: Marg Ross; front: Ann Wilson MARG ROSS AND ANN WILSON Marg Ross is the…

SUZANNE O'CALLAGHAN AND PETER O'HALLORAN Suzanne O'Callaghan is Policy Research and Education Manager, Haemophilia Foundation Australia Peter O’Halloran is Executive…

Addressing the impact of hepatitis C on the bleeding disorders community is a priority for HFA. In the last few…

Philippa Bagnall joined the HFA team as Fundraising Co-ordinator in January 2015. This is a busy role, with responsibility for…

SA Physio to attend 14th International MSK Congress Cameron Cramey is the senior physiotherapist at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in…

THE BUPA CHALLENGE TOUR 2015 On Friday 23 January 2014, Team.Factor headed by Dr Simon McRae participated in the BUPA…

cycling from Perth to Melbourne Randall Stephens departed Melbourne in August 2014 on his epic 5,000km cycling journey across Australia….

HANNAK OPESKIN Hannah Opeskin is Health Promotion Officer, Haemophilia Foundation Australia FACTORED IN MODERATION WORKSHOP February saw the beginning of…

Sunday 17 May 2015 5km and 10km route Meet and Finish at New Farm Registration from 6.30am Race begins at…

World Haemophilia Day  17 April 2015 Red Run Classic Sunday 17 May 2015 New Farm Park, Brisbane 17th Australian &…

ABI POLUS Abi Polus is the Senior Clinical Physiotherapist – Haemophilia, Ronald Sawers Haemophilia Centre, Alfred Health, Melbourne The Ronald…

WENDY POULSEN ​Wendy Poulsen is Haemophilia Physiotherapist, Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Brisbane The Queensland Haemophilia Centre is twinned with Brokenshire…

COLLEEN MCKAY AND LEE TOWNSEND Colleen McKay is HFNZ Manager of Outreach Services, and Lee Townsend, is Haemophilia Specialist Physiotherapist…

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