Workshops for Healthcare Professionals

Each year, the WFH organizes workshops in individual countries and regions that bring together various professionals from the multidisciplinary team and members of the global bleeding disorders community to exchange ideas on the improvement of treatment and care.

These workshops include both scientific presentations and practical application, and target the following profiles:

  • Hematologists
  • Laboratory scientists/technicians
  • Physiotherapists/physiatrists/rehabilitation specialists
  • Orthopedists
  • Nurses
  • Psychologists and social workers
  • Dentists
  • Others as necessary (such as specialists in infectious diseases, genetics)

The WFH holds conferences and general symposia, as needed. Topics can include:

  • Introduction to hemophilia, von Willebrand disease (VWD), and related bleeding disorders
  • Introduction to comprehensive care

For more information about workshops for healthcare professionals, contact us at [email protected].

International Musculoskeletal Congress

Every two years, the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) organizes an International Musculoskeletal Congress that brings together leading orthopedic surgeons, hematologists, and physiotherapists specialized in the treatment and care of patients with bleeding disorders, in addition to other professionals interested in the musculoskeletal aspects of hemophilia.

WFH 16th Musculoskeletal Congress
Madrid, Spain – May 10-12, 2019

A high-profile three-day international event, the Congress program featured presentations, posters, and exhibit displays with a focus on musculoskeletal approaches to hemophilia. Key developments in the field were addressed, making the event relevant to orthopedists, physical therapists and hematologists around the world. MSK Congress

Past Musculoskeletal Congresses - Abstracts/Program

Past Musculoskeletal Congresses - Abstracts/Program

WFH 15th MSK Congress 2017 May 5-7, 2017
Seoul, Korea
WFH 14th MSK Congress 2015 May 7-10, 2015
Belfast, Northern Ireland
WFH 13th MSK Congress 2013 April 18-21, 2013
Chicago, USA
Abstracts and Program
WFH 12th MSK Congress 2011 March 31-April 2, 2011
Dubai, UAE
WFH 11th MSK Congress 2009 April 26-29, 2009
Cartagena, Colombia
Abstracts and Program
WFH 10th MSK Congress 2007 May 3-6, 2007
Stresa, Italy
Abstracts and Program

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