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Haemophilia Foundation Australia

Haemophilia Foundation Australia (HFA) is the national peak body that represents people with haemophilia, von Willebrand disease and other bleeding disorders.

HFA works with a network of State and Territory Foundations to ensure everyone with bleeding disorders in Australia has access to the world’s best practice treatment and care.

HFA is a National Member Organisation of the World Federation of Hemophilia, and participates in activities to improve access to treatment and care to people with bleeding disorders around the world.

Vision and mission

HFA’s vision is for active, independent and fulfilling lives for people in our bleeding disorders community.

HFA is committed to inspiring excellence in treatment, care and support.

How Haemophilia Foundation Australia can help

HFA supports people with bleeding disorders and their families through representation and advocacy, education, information and promotion of research.

Programs, apps and tools

Recommended links

This information was originally published on healthdirect - Haemophilia Foundation Australia.

Last reviewed: May 2022

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