Celebration of World Hemophilia Day in Morocco: Towards a Better Future

Today, April 17, 2024, the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Morocco joins the international community to celebrate World Hemophilia Day. Under the direction of the Minister of Health and Social Protection, Professor Khalid Ait Taleb, a scientific day will be held in Rabat, highlighting the advances and challenges in the management of this disease in our country.

Under the theme “Towards equitable access for all and better care of hemophilia in Morocco”, this day provides a platform to highlight the importance of working together to overcome the challenges faced by patients with hemophilia. hemophilia and their families. The objective is to guarantee these individuals a healthy, quality life.

This day also marks the announcement of a strategic partnership between the Ministry of Health and Social Protection and the Roche Maroc laboratory. This partnership aims to improve the care of Moroccan patients suffering from this disease through several axes, including improving the prevention and treatment of hemophilia, strengthening medical skills, improving the information system. and public awareness.

In addition, the generalization of medical coverage represents a major opportunity to improve access to care for patients with hemophilia. This emphasizes better control and more effective prevention of bleeding in all patients.

In Morocco, 17 hemophilia treatment centers welcome more than 1,000 patients for their care. These establishments, 6 of which are reference centers located in University Hospital Centers, contribute to offering quality diagnostic and therapeutic care.

Hemophilia, an inherited bleeding disorder, can have serious consequences on patients’ quality of life. Uncontrolled bleeding, especially in the joints, can lead to complications and significant disability.

By celebrating World Hemophilia Day, Morocco reaffirms its commitment to improving patient care and raising public awareness of this disease. Together, we are working toward a future where all patients with hemophilia have access to quality care and lead full, fulfilling lives.

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