EHC Webinars on Women and Bleeding Disorders

May 13th, 2020

In light of current events, the European Haemophilia Consortium (EHC) had to cancel their 2020 Conference on Women and Bleeding Disorders, however, in its place, the EHC are organising two very interesting webinars on Women and Bleeding Disorders.

The Management of Heavy Menstrual Bleeding on Thursday 28 May (12.00 noon to 13.30)

The Place of Women in Haemophilia Comprehensive Care Friday 29 May (9am to 10.30)

Registration for the webinars is free and you can do so via this link.

There are more details about the sessions and speakers below and we hope that you will be able to join us in attending.

 

EHC Online Webinar on the Management of Heavy Menstrual Bleeding – Thursday 28 May (12.00 noon to 13.30)

This webinar will look at:

– The basics: ‘How do periods change from adolescence to menopause?’

– What does a normal menstrual cycle look like and how it is impacted by issues in coagulation?

– Case-studies on how to manage your periods in different situations including:

– Getting a teenager ready for her first period.

– Managing heavy menstrual bleeding – what are the options?

– Planning to get pregnant – how do you stop contraception and manage your periods.

– Reaching menopause – what to expect and how to manage it?

 

EHC Online Webinar on the Place of Women in Haemophilia Comprehensive Care – Friday 29 May (09.00 to 10.30 hrs)

This webinar will look at:

– What is comprehensive care and why it is important in rare bleeding disorders?

– What are some of the issues faced by women to access comprehensive care services? – Discussion between a clinician and patient.

– Case studies on initiatives that have worked and have helped to better include women in CCC?

– Strong WBD committee and cooperation with clinicians,

– EAHAD survey – Highlight some of the structural barriers,

– Joint clinics – how does it work?

Confirmed Speakers:

Rezan Abdul-Kadir, Consultant Gynaecologist, Royal Free Hospital, London, United Kingdom

Yannick Collé, Member, EHC Women and Bleeding Disorders Committee, France

Michelle Lavin, Clinical Lead for coagulation haematology research in Irish Centre for Vascular Biology at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Declan Noone, President, EHC, Ireland

Karin Van Galen, Consultant Haematologist, Van Kreveldkliniek, University Medical Centre Utrecht, The Netherlands

 

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