World Hemophilia Day 2024 – World Federation of Hemophilia Day

World Hemophilia Day is watched each year on the 17th of April around the world. It has been assessed that around the world just 440,000 individuals experience the ill effects of Hemophilia, in this manner not very many individuals know about this illness.

The day is recognized to bring issues to light for hemophilia and various other draining issues. World Hemophilia Day offers a chance to address companions, family, associates, and the overseers of the influenced patients for bringing issues to light and expanding support for them.

World Hemophilia Day 2024

The theme of the event this year isEquitable Access for all: Recognizing All Bleeding Disorders”.

April 17, 2024, is the 35th anniversary of World Hemophilia Day! The longevity of this celebration is proof of the dedication and tight-knit nature of our community.

History of World Hemophilia Day

The Celebration of World Hemophilia Day started in 1989 and the 17th of April was chosen as the date to respect the birthday of the originator of the World Federation of Hemophilia, Frank Schnabel. Hemophilia is a sort of hereditary issue that disables the capacity of people to control blood coagulation (which is used to end draining when the veins are cracked).

The most well-known type of this issue is Hemophilia A, which is found in 1 out of 5000-10000 births of guys, and Hemophilia B, which is available in 1 out of 20000-35000 births of guys. Straight to the point, Schnabel established the World Federation of Hemophilia in the time of 1963 with central command in Montreal, Canada. By and by, there are 113 nations that are individuals from this association and its present president is Alain Weill.

Why Be Celebrate World Hemophilia Day?

The primary point of World Hemophilia Day is to bring issues to light of the condition and focus on comprehension and this issue to the more extensive open. The day is seen to be an appreciation day for the illness and it additionally serves to pull in volunteers and raise reserves for the World Federation of Hemophilia.

World Federation of Hemophilia is a non-benefit element that is devoted to enhancing the lives of individuals who are experiencing hemophilia and other alike hereditary draining issues. It instructs the halls and hemophiliacs for improved restorative treatment.

How to Celebrate World Hemophilia Day?

Numerous individuals are urged to get engaged with mindfulness-raising efforts and a wide exhibit of exercises that are sorted out for the day, to inform the overall population concerning the state of hemophilia.

The representatives of well-being associations alongside the patient gatherings overall direct media occasions, mindfulness battles, and different exercises to instruct individuals who are experiencing hemophilia and in addition the overall population about the draining issue and to feature the embodiment of legitimate care.

Making mindfulness advantages such as individuals and enable them to recognize the noteworthiness of its treatment. The crusades were embraced on the day to help in enhancing the present strategies of treatment for Hemophilia and make the world a more beneficial and superior place to live in.

Some of the examples of events held in recent years across the world are as follows:


Hemophilia Foundation of Australia joins the global community for bleeding disorders to mark the day. In Sydney, Sydney Cricket Ground turns its lights red to support World Hemophilia Day along with various other landmarks across the whole of Australia.

In 2017, players of Sydney Swans- George Hewett and Sam Reid had worn a red tie to showcase their support for people suffering from bleeding disorders. The tie signifies the blood that unites the community. Apart from the players, common people also showed their support in different ways to mark the importance of the day.


The World Federation of Hemophilia, the Canadian Hemophilia Society, and their provincial chapters in Canada celebrate World Hemophilia Day. There is more than one person in 100 Canadians who carry an inborn bleeding disorder and more than 30,000 patients have symptoms that are very critical and require extreme medical care.

Canada celebrates World Hemophilia Day through various awareness activities. Volunteers and staff of various health organizations talk about the disease to common people, raise funds and distribute materials regarding the cause.


Various states in India celebrate World Hemophilia Day as part of their celebrations of the birthday of the founder of the World Federation of Hemophilia, Frank Schnabel.

Indian Hemophilia Foundation, New Delhi in association with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare also initiates to celebrate the day, where health officials from different states and medical fraternities from all over India participate in the event.

It aims to inform all decision-makers at the state and national levels of hemophilia’s sufferings.This conference will address the absence of government support and facilities as well as ways of improving them.


What is Hemophilia?

Hemophilia is essentially a natural draining issue wherein a man is inadequate in or experiences low levels of particular proteins known as ‘clotting factors’. Thus, blood can’t cluster in a legitimate way. This causes unnecessary deaths.

There are 13 sorts of thickening variables and they work with platelets for helping the blood is coagulating. Individuals who have this infection drain effectively and their blood takes a more extended period to clump. Hemophilia has three structures in particular Hemophilia A, B, and C.

Side effects of Hemophilia rely on the seriousness of the patient’s factor lack. Patients with gentle inadequacy can seep into the circumstances of the injury.” Uncontrolled dying” occurs when patients with extreme lack sleep for no reason.  Hemophilia additionally shows manifestations that are great basic and constitute medicinal crises.

On the off chance that a man encounters any of the side effects like consistent seeping in damage, neck torment, outrageous migraine, twofold or obscured vision, rehashed heaving or extraordinary tiredness, he should quickly get treatment.

There is an inherent issue with hemophilia, which implies that it runs in families. The X chromosome determines how a person’s body will make factors VII, IX, or XI in the case of hemophilia. Since the qualities are on the X chromosome, hemophilia is an illness or a latent X-related condition.

For the treatment of Hemophilia B, your specialist may inject your blood with the thickening variables of a giver. For the treatment of Hemophilia C, your specialist may help you with plasma imbuement which attempts to stop lavish from dying.

A physiotherapist can also help the patient recover if the infection damages his joints.

World Federation of Hemophilia Day

World Federation of Hemophilia is a worldwide non-benefit partnership that is devoted to enhancing the lives of individuals experiencing Hemophilia and other innate draining issues. It teaches halls and hemophiliacs about enhanced medicinal treatment.

Founded in 1963, the World Federation of Hemophilia is a global organization with its headquarters in Montreal, Canada. Over 113 nations belong to the organization, and the World Health Organization affirms its authority. The current leader of the association is Alain Weill.

The Theme of the World Federation of Hemophilia

    • The theme of World Haemophilia Day 2022 is “Access for All: Partnership”
    • The theme of World Haemophilia Day 2021 is “Adapting to change: sustaining care in a new world“.
    • The theme of World Hemophilia Day in 2020 is “Get+involved”.
    • The theme of World Hemophilia Day in 2019 was “Outreach and Identification”.
    • The theme of World Hemophilia Day 2018 was “SHARING KNOWLEDGE MAKES US STRONGER”.
    • The theme of World Hemophilia Day 2017 was “Hear their voices”.
    • The theme of World Hemophilia Day 2016 was “Treatment for All, The Vision of All”.
    • The theme of World Hemophilia Day 2010 was “The Many Faces of Bleeding Disorders – United to Achieve Treatment for All”.
    • The theme of World Hemophilia Day 2009 was “Together, We Care”.
    • The theme of World Hemophilia Day 2008 was “Count Me In”.
    • The theme of World Hemophilia Day 2007 was  “Improve Your Life!”.

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