The largest international meeting for the global bleeding disorders community will take place in Glasgow, Scotland, from 20-24 May 2018. Titled WFH 2018 World Congress, the event is expected bring together global attendees from over 134 countries. Team members from THE PLANNING SHOP will also be in attendance as delegates.
Organised by the World Federation of Hemophilia and hosted by the Haemophilia Society, the Congress is described by the organisers “as the perfect forum to foster collaborations, networks, and relationships to transfer knowledge; to learn, share, and problem-solve through discussions amongst delegates from diverse cultural and contextual settings.”
It will also “bring together all members of our patient community, along with a wide range of professional backgrounds including hematologists, pediatricians, orthopedic surgeons, physiatrists, physiotherapists, dentists, nurses, social workers, psychologists, geneticists, laboratory technicians, researchers, scientists, policy makers, and advocates.”
Finally: “The Congress program will provide an innovative and comprehensive overview in the latest developments, current patient healthcare issues, and the challenges ahead in the management and treatment for all people with hemophilia, von Willebrand disease, rare factor deficiencies, and inherited platelet disorders worldwide. In addition, there will be ample opportunities to network, share experiences, and make new friends during engaging social events.”
If you are attending the event, look out for members of THE PLANNING SHOP team. They’d love to meet with you!