WFH President’s Award

Established in 2017, this award will recognize either an individual or organization that have served their local community, for a significant amount of time, and made a substantial impact in the hemophilia community within its country.

The award is given every two years at the WFH World Congress.

Nominees must meet the criteria below in order to be considered.


  • Demonstrate a minimum of five years of active leadership in the bleeding disorders community within their own country
  • Demonstrate a positive relationship with a WFH national member organization (NMO) 
  • Development of a project/initiative that has resulted with making a nationwide impact in the bleeding disorder community due to their leadership
  • One winner we be selected from three finalists chosen from all the nominations received; i.e. NMO leader, chapter leader, youth leader, local lay or medical volunteer, and/or chapter/NMO/youth group, other

Not Eligible

  • Volunteer leaders serving on international boards/committees (such as the WFH Board of Directors and WFH Medical Advisory Board)
  • Self-nominations
  • Individuals/organizations not associated with their local WFH NMO

The nomination period is now closed. Winners will be announced at the WFH 2018 World Congress in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Updated January 2018