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Awards Ceremony recognizes those who have made a difference

The WFH Awards Ceremony, held during the  WFH 2016 World Congress, recognizes those individuals who have inspired all of us by generously giving their  time,  expertise and passion to the  inherited bleeding disorders community and the  WFH.

Inga Marie Nilsson Award

Given to an individual  or pair of WFH volunteers for their contribution to developing hemophilia care based on their own initiative and  for contributing new ideas  and  projects

Frederíca Cassis

 

Henri Chaigneau Award

Rewards  scientific research that  improves knowledge about the pathology, the treatment or the prevention of bleeding disorders

Professor Thierry Vandendriessche
Professor Marinee Chuah
Hemophilia Organization Twins of the Year

Recognizes Twins that  have  helped improve hemophilia care by strengthening and  developing hemophilia organizations through the transfer  of skills, resources, and  information

2014 – The Associacion Nicaragüense de Hemofilia and the Quebec

Chapter of the Canadian Hemophilia Society, represented by Denis Antonio Martinez Artola and Antonio  Rivas Javier Ojeda from The Associacion Nicaragüense de Hemofilia, and Patricia Stewart and Francois Laroche from the Quebec Chapter of the Canadian Hemophilia Society.

2015 – The Hemophilia Society of Bangladesh (HSB) and Canadian Hemophilia Society (CHS), represented by Dr. Mohiuddin Khan on behalf  of The Hemophilia Society  of Bangladesh, and Marion Stolte from the Canadian Hemophilia Society

Hemophilia Treatment Centre Twins of The Year

Recognizes Twins that  have  helped improve hemophilia care by strengthening and  developing hemophilia treatment centres through the transfer  of skills, resources, and information

2014 – Arequipa (Peru) and Los Angeles (USA), represented by Dr. Willy Quinones from the Hospital  Nacional  Carlos Alberto Seguin Escobeldo, and  Dr. Guy Young from the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

2015 – Varna (Bulgaria) and Bonn (Germany), represented by Professor Valeria Kaleva from the St. Marina University Hospital  of Varna, and Dr. Anni Pavlova, Professor Johannes Oldenburg, Dr. Christine  Brackmann and Dr. Hans-Hermann Brackmann from the University Hospital  Bonn

Henri Horoszowski Award

Encourages musculoskeletal specialists to become involved  in hemophilia care

Fabio Souza
Susan Skinner Memorial Fund Scholarships

Established as an endowment to support the training  and education of young  women with bleeding disorders

2015 – Michelle Cecil and Joelle Palmatier

2016 – Ashley Taylor-Fowlie and Claudia Teresa Peña Villena

WFH Clinical Research Grant

Provides  support for international clinical investigation relating to inherited bleeding disorders

2015 – Victor Jiménez-Yuste, Marzia Menegatti, Silvia Riva and
Jonathan C. Roberts2016 – Arijit Biswas, Hervé Chambost and Yves Guillaume
Young Researcher Award

Awarded to researchers who have  submitted highly rated abstracts in any discipline involving hemophilia and other related bleeding disorders

Mahasen Saleh
Christopher Mwaniki
Jamie O’Hara
Shannon Jackson
Lakshmi Srivaths
Arty Shah
Lisette M. Schütte
Kristina Kihlberg
Fabio Souza
Pu-Lin Luo
International Healthcare Volunteer Award

Honours a volunteer healthcare professional who has contributed significantly to further the mission and goals  of the WFH

Lily Heijnen
International Frank Schnabel Volunteer Award

Honours an individual  with hemophilia, or a family member of a person with hemophilia who has contributed significantly to further the mission and  goals  of the WFH

 Mark Skinner