Bayer HealthCare announced recipients of the World Federation of Hemophilia’s (WFH) 2007 International Hemophilia Nursing Fellowship Program. The fellowships, which have been sponsored by Bayer for several years, provide hemophilia education and training to nurses in developing countries. WFH estimates that of the approximately 400,000 people worldwide living with hemophilia only 25% receive adequate treatment.
The 2007 fellowship winners include:
- Zhong Xiao-Hong from Guangzhou, China, who will train at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.
- Edna Yadira Alleyne Salas from Panama, who will train at the Hospital Universitario La Fe in Valencia, Spain.
- Monica Guadelupe Ante Revelo from Quito, Ecuador, who will train at the Centro Internacional de Treinamento em Hemofilia Dra. Maria Nazare Petrucelli in Brasilia, Brazil.
- Bidhaya Rimal from Kathmandu, Nepal, who will train at the Ramathibodi Hospital IHTC in Bangkok, Thailand.
- Andrea Luiza de Almeida Sambo from Campinas, Brazil, who will train at the National Academy of Medicine in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Source: PR Newswire, June 5, 2007