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Celebrate Rare Diseases Day!

Posted: Tuesday, 28 February 2017

On Rare Disease Day research brings hope.

Go For It Grants extended

Posted: Tuesday, 21 February 2017

The closing date for the HFA Go For It Grants has been extended to Friday 24 February!

Team Factor rides again in 2017!

Posted: Friday, 3 February 2017

For the fifth year in a row Team.Factor rode in the gruelling 2017 BUPA Challenge Tour to fundraise for their favourite cause - Haemophilia Foundation Australia.

Team Factor rides again!

Posted: Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Support Team Factor in their ride in the 2017 BUPA Challenge Tour!

HFA Annual Report 15/16

Posted: Tuesday, 6 December 2016

The Haemophilia Foundation Australia Annual Report 2015/2016 can be downloaded at https://www.haemophilia.org.au/HFA/media/Documents/Annual%20Report/HFA-Annual-Report-1516.pdf.  The report outlines the scope of our work and highlights the achievements of the Foundation during the year.
 

World AIDS Day 2016

Posted: Thursday, 1 December 2016

Today is World AIDS Day.

Haemophilia Awareness Week

Posted: Monday, 10 October 2016

Join us in celebrating Haemophilia Awareness Week - 9 to 15 October 2016

New haemophilia clinical management guidelines

Posted: Tuesday, 13 September 2016

The Guidelines for the management of haemophilia in Australia have now been released.

These new Guidelines are a first for Australia, with multidisciplinary advice on care and management of people with haemophilia that is relevant to an Australian setting.

World Hepatitis Day 2016

Posted: Thursday, 28 July 2016

Today is World Hepatitis Day.

In 2016 revolutionary new hep C treatments are now available. 

What is so exciting about the new hep C treatments for people with bleeding disorders? 

Watch our video to find out more from the experts! 

The Female Factors new booklet

Posted: Friday, 24 June 2016

Get your copy of The Female Factors snapshot now! - HFA's introductory booklet on bleeding disorders in females

World Haemophilia Day 2016

Posted: Friday, 15 April 2016

Sunday April 17 is World Haemophilia Day. Connect to the international community to help achieve Treatment for All!

Access to New Hep C Drugs

Posted: Tuesday, 1 March 2016

From 1 March 2016 new breakthrough hepatitis C treatments will be available on the PBS

Rare Disease Day

Posted: Monday, 29 February 2016

It’s a day when people living with a rare disease, or those affected by it, community organisations, carers and health professionals, researchers, government and industry come together in solidarity to raise awareness of rare diseases.

 

Team Factor Rides Again!

Posted: Monday, 4 January 2016

For the fourth year a group of cyclists led by Dr Simon McRae and Andrew Atkins will ride as Team.Factor to take on the BUPA Challenge Tour in South Australia on Friday 22 January 2016. The 2016 Bupa Challenge Tour will be from Norwood to Victor Harbor, just over 140kms. 

New Hep C Drugs to go on PBS

Posted: Monday, 21 December 2015

A very welcome Christmas message for our community: Australian Minister for Health Sussan Ley has announced that new breakthrough hepatitis C treatments will be available on the PBS from 1 March 2016.

World AIDS Day

Posted: Tuesday, 1 December 2015

World AIDS Dayis marked internationally on 1 December.
This is a time to raise awareness in the wider community about the issues surrounding HIV and AIDS...

Time to Take Action on New Hep C Cures

Posted: Wednesday, 30 September 2015

With time running out for many people with hepatitis C, Haemophilia Foundation Australia joined Hepatitis Australia and 25 other health organisations today in an open letter to Australian Health Minister...

PBAC Approves New Hep C Treatment

Posted: Friday, 21 August 2015

HFA welcomes the recommendation of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC)​ to add Viekira PAK® to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C genotype 1...

Survey Prize Draw Winners

Posted: Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Thanks to everyone who completed the HFA National Member Survey... 

HFA National Community Survey

Posted: Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Make sure you answer the HFA National Community Survey to be in the draw to win great prizes!

World Hepatitis Day

Posted: Friday, 10 July 2015

Are you ready to take action on World Hepatitis Day?

Hep C Inquiry report released

Posted: Friday, 26 June 2015

The Australian Government has released The Silent Disease - Hep C Inquiry report

HFA National Community Survey

Posted: Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Complete the survey and have your say on HFA's programs and services

PBAC decision on new hep C drugs

Posted: Friday, 24 April 2015

PBAC has recommended new hepatitis C treatments for listing on the PBS 

World Haemophilia Day

Posted: Thursday, 16 April 2015

April 17 is World Haemophilia Day and landmarks are turning red worldwide

Hep C update

Posted: Monday, 23 March 2015

Thank you for your contributions to the HFA hep C survey

Hep C Inquiry - make your voice heard

Posted: Tuesday, 10 February 2015

It's not too late to tell your story for the government inquiry

ABDR MyABDR Privacy Consent

Posted: Friday, 23 January 2015

If you are a Haemophilia Centre patient you will need to complete  new ABDR MyABDR privacy consent form 

Hep C – help us with the government inquiry

Posted: Monday, 15 December 2014

Complete the HFA survey and tell your story for the Hep C inquiry

New government inquiry into hep C

Posted: Friday, 5 December 2014

A new Australian Government inquiry into hepatitis C was announced this week

Hep C news

Posted: Thursday, 11 September 2014

An update on the availability of new hep C treatments in Australia

AIDS 2014 in Melbourne

Posted: Monday, 14 July 2014

The 2014 International AIDS Conference will take place in Melbourne 20-25 July 2014.

National Clotting Factor Treatment Product Tender

Posted: Friday, 30 May 2014

The National Blood Authority (NBA) has finalised the new contracts for the ongoing supply of clotting factor treatment products in Australia.

New hep C treatments - your views

Posted: Thursday, 29 May 2014

Please help HFA to tell the Australian Government about your views on new hepatitis C treatments

Hep C – out of pocket costs

Posted: Thursday, 29 May 2014

Are you affected by hep C? Help us to tell government about your health care costs

MyABDR – a world first!

Posted: Tuesday, 25 March 2014

The official launch of MyABDR recognises a world first app and web site for people with bleeding disorders

MyABDR now live!

Posted: Tuesday, 11 March 2014

MyABDR is now available. Find out how to register and get started!

Haemophilia treatment survey

Posted: Saturday, 8 March 2014

Haemophilia treatments - tell us what you think.

MyABDR Survey

Posted: Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Complete the MyABDR survey and enter the draws for great prizes!

MyABDR project

Posted: Friday, 12 July 2013

The MyABDR project to develop an app for people to record treatment and bleeds has commenced!

Recombinant factor VIII tenders

Posted: Tuesday, 15 November 2011

What do the blood product tender processes mean for people currently treated with recombinant factor VIII for haemophilia A? Important information is now available .

Vale Peter Mathews

Posted: Monday, 12 September 2011

The HFA Council and Board acknowledges the passing of Peter Mathews on 5 September 2011.

In His Own Words

Posted: Thursday, 21 April 2011

The Fogarty family talk about their haemophilia experience on Australian TV news for World Haemophilia Day. 

Melbourne for 2014 World Congress

Posted: Friday, 16 July 2010

Members of the World Federation of Hemophilia General Assembly today voted that Melbourne will be the host city for the 2014 World Hemophilia Congress.

Good news about hep C treatment for people with haemophilia

Posted: Friday, 15 May 2009

Results presented at an international conference have given hope of a cure for those people in Australia with bleeding disorders who also live with hepatitis C. 

vCJD Update (19/02/09)

Posted: Thursday, 19 February 2009

Update on the detection of vCJD in the post mortem of a UK man with haemophilia A

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