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WFH Resolution on Hepatitis C Virus Compensation

The following resolution was unanimously approved on May 24, 2002 by the 77 countries present at the XXVI General Assembly of the World Federation of Hemophilia in Seville, Spain.

"The WFH recognizes the pain and suffering caused to people with hemophilia and related bleeding disorders by iatrogenic infection with the hepatitis C virus. The WFH calls on all governments to make available suitable recompense to all those infected and their families."

Approved May 24, 2002