Today is World Haemophilia Day
Tuesday, 17 April 2018
On 17 April World Haemophilia Day is recognised globally to increase awareness of haemophilia and
other inherited bleeding disorders.
The theme for World Haemophilia Day 2018 is ‘Sharing Knowledge Makes Us Stronger’. It’s about sharing experiences of bleeding disorders with the world in order to improve awareness and increase access to treatment.
WHAT IS HAPPENING IN AUSTRALIA?
PERSONAL EXPERIENCES OF SHARING KNOWLEDGE
Australians with bleeding disorders tell their personal stories and talk about how they have used their experiences to raise awareness in the community.
Watch the digital stories of Australian community members
Read the stories from Australian young people
LIGHT IT UP RED!
Landmarks and monuments in Australia and around the world are supporting World Haemophilia Day by changing their lighting to red today.
Click here to find out what landmarks are going red in your state or territory.
Show your support tonight, and post photos on our Facebook page of you and your friends at the landmarks. #WHD2018
WORLD HAEMOPHILIA DAY EVENTS
Some states and territories are having special events for World Haemophilia Day.
Click here to find out what events are taking place in your state or territory.
Visit the World Federation of Hemophilia World Hemophilia Day page to see what is happening worldwide.
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Date last reviewed: 17 April 2018