World Federation of Haemophilia (WFH)
WFH 2012 World Congress in Paris
The World Federation of Haemophilia ( WFH) will be celebrating in a big way in Paris, France, next year. The 2012 World Congress will mark the 30th Anniversary of WFH Congresses and will also launch the WFH’s 50th Anniversary celebrations.
The dates to remember - July 8 (Sunday) through July 12 (Thursday), 2012.
The plenary lectures will focus on inherited bleeding disorder development and those in the community who have strived to improve treatment and care throughout the world.
On the medical front, new scientific research and clinical trials profiling future advances in treatment products and clinical care will be included.
The multidisciplinary track will deliver and discuss holistic patient healthcare issues, lifestyle opportunities, and provide approaches, if not solutions, for the challenges ahead.
Women’s and youth issues will also be highlighted.
More information on the World Congress will be posted, so do look out for it……..
HSS received $35000 from SICC
This year, 2011, Singapore Island Country Club celebrates its 40th anniversary It kicked off on 1st May with a Charity Golf Tournament and climaxed with a Charity Gala Dinner. The dinner was graced by guest of honour, ex-President SR Nathan, on the 30th of July, at the Grand Ballroom in the New Island Clubhouse. HSS is very honoured to be chosen as one of SICC’s 40 beneficiaries.
We are very thankful to SICC for its generous contributions. The cheque presentation was held at the Gala Dinner. Dr Gan Kim Loon was there to receive the donation from President Nathan, on behalf of HSS.
Our sincere thanks to the organizing committee, the staff of SICC, club members, corporate sponsors, and all donors who have worked together to make this possible; to support and help the less fortunate in the community.
Thank you SICC, the club with a heart.
The Haemophilia Society of Singapore is listed in the SG Gives donation portal
SG Gives is a donation portal. It helps members of the public to search for charitable causes and charities that serve them, and to donate to these charities on-line. The portal aims to enable donors to donate quickly and conveniently, at a time of their choice. No form filling, no writing of cheques and no posting of mail!
SG Gives is an initiative of National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre ( www.nvpc.org.sg ).
There is no fee payable by donors to use SG Gives. No deduction upfront and no credit card charges. SG Gives is a non-profit initiative by NVPC, which is itself a charity.
To find out more about SG Gives, pl log on to their website : www.sggives.org
SGH Haemophilia Treatment Centre is now closed on Saturdays
If you are an adult seeking treatment, please proceed to the Accident & Emergency Department at Singapore General Hospital or National University Hospital. For children, you may want to proceed to the Children's Accident & Emergency Department at National University Hospital or Kandang Kerbau Hospital.