Ethiopia celebrates World Hemophilia day

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Addis Ababa, 13 April 2014 (WIC) – Ethiopia has celebrated world Hemophilia day yesterday in the presence of health professionals, patients of hemophilia and different section of the society.

Speaking at the occasion, Hematologist in Addis Ababa University Tikur Anbesa Hospital , Dr. Amha Gebremedhin, said Ethiopia has celebrated its 6th world Hemophilia day.

According to Dr, Amha the aim of the celebration is to increase the awareness of Hemophilia in the country and support the patients to access health services.

It was celebrated under the theme “Speak out create change”, which emphasizes on public awareness.

Hemophilia is inherited bleeding disorder, which can risk life unless patients get immediate treatment.