People across the globe observe April 17 as World Haemophilia Day.
First World Haemophilia Day observed in 1989.
Haemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder in which the blood doesn't clot normally.
If a person is suffering from haemophilia, then he/she might bleed for a longer time after an injury.
Person suffered with haemophilia, might bleed for a longer time after an injury.
The day is recognised to raise awareness of haemophilia, Von Willebrand disease and other inherited bleeding disorders
It is a disease that is transferred from parents to children through their genes.
The day is an initiative of 'The World Federation of Hemophilia.
April 17 was chosen to honor the founder of World Federation of Hemophilia, Frank Schnabel's birthday.
World hemophilia day 2021 theme: "Adapting to Change, Sustaining care in a new world".
World hemophilia day 2022 theme: “Access for All: Partnership.