The 19th Australian Conference on haemophilia, VWD & rare bleeding disorders will be held at the Novotel Manly, Sydney, 10-12 October 2019.
Manly Beach, Sydney
Photo: Destination NSW
Our conferences bring together people with bleeding disorders and their families and carers, as well as health professionals, policy makers and industry. It is a great opportunity to learn, discuss and plan for the future.
Chaired by Dr Liane Khoo, Director, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, NSW, the program committee is developing a multidisciplinary program which will interest everyone.
International expert on pharmacokinetics (PK) and measuring treatment outcomes in haemophilia, Prof Alfonso Iorio from the Department of Health Research Methods at McMaster University in Canada, will be presenting on his work and contributing to the discussion about where treatments are going in Australia.
We will also have a plenary session with Dr Tim Sharp, AKA Dr Happy. Dr Sharp is an expert in human behaviour, in what makes people tick; but his focus is mostly on the promotion of positive psychology principles. His passion lies in helping individuals, teams and organisations to really thrive and flourish.
Program topics will explore the range of what’s new in bleeding disorders. Some examples include:
And much more!
The Conference is a great opportunity for the bleeding disorders community and people working in the sector to hear the latest information and discuss current and emerging issues together. It is a niche conference, focused on the specific questions relevant to bleeding disorders, and caters for all delegates. We invite the following people to attend:
HFA has allocated funding to assist people living with a bleeding disorder, relatives/partners or carers to attend the Conference for expenses such as flight, registration, accommodation. Part funding applications are encouraged so we increase access and you will generally be expected to contribute towards your costs. Applications will be assessed on their merit – it is in your interests to provide full responses to the questions on the application form. Other funding options may be available from your local haemophilia foundation.
For an application form visit https://tinyurl.com/HFA-conf-funding or call HFA on 1800 807 173.
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