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HFA Welcomes Three New Member Organizations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:            October 11, 2010 Washington: DC:  Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA), a community focused national organization serving the needs of individuals and families with bleeding disorders since 1994, is pleased to announce the addition of three new member organizations in 2010 as indicated below: The Connecticut Hemophilia Society, Inc. (CHS), founded on February […]

HFA President, Paul Brayshaw hosts President Barack Obama’s Backyard Health Care Policy Forum

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, September 22, 2010 Washington, DC:  President Barack Obama held a backyard discussion on healthcare reform at the home of Hemophilia Federation of America’s President, Mr. Paul Brayshaw.  Paul, an individual with Hemophilia is a resident of Falls Church, VA. He opened the forum with a statement regarding the positive impact of the Affordable […]

HFA Adds New Blood Brotherhood Sites

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, August 9, 2010  Washington, DC: The Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA) is pleased to announce the addition of two new Blood Brotherhood sites, Hemophilia Foundation of Northern California (HFNC) and Hemophilia Foundation of Minnesota/Dakotas (HFMD). Other states hosting local community support groups include Tennessee, Texas, North Carolina, Arizona, New York, Illinois, […]

American Plasma Users Coalition, A-PLUS, Seeks FDA-Community Research Agenda to Enhance The Safety of Our Nation's Blood Supply

The Department of Health and Human Services, Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability will be reviewing the current Food and Drug Administration (FDA) policy recommending that men wh have sex with another man (MSM) even one time since 1977 should be deferred indefinitely from donating blood. Click here for the Release

Joint Statement on Addressing the MSM Blood Ban by Groups Representing People Living with Hemophilia, Gay Men and People Living with HIV/AIDS

The Department of  Health & Human Services, Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability will be reviewing the current Food and Drug Administration (FDA) policy recommending that men who have sex with another man (MSM) even one time since 1977 should be deferred indefinitely from donating blood.  Click here for the Press Release.

HFA Press Release: Facebook Fans Bring Community Friends Together

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, March 10, 2010 Washington, D.C.:  There is no doubt that the social media trend has changed how the world communicates. From world events and tragedies to simply linking people together in a personal day-to-day style, social forums like Facebook have made an impact.  At the Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA), this […]

Infusion Set Needles [Manufactured by Nipro for Exelint]: Recall

Exel/Exelint Huber needles, Exel/Exelint Huber Infusion Sets Exel/Exelint “Securetouch+” Safety Huber Infusion Sets Audience: Hospital Risk Managers, Surgical Service personnel FDA notified healthcare professionals of a Class I recall of Exel/Exelint Huber needles, Exel/Exelint Huber Infusion Sets and Exel/Exelint “Securetouch+” Safety Huber Infusion Sets, manufactured by Nipro Medical Corporation for Exelint International Corporation due to […]

Press Release: HFA Voices Blood Safety Concerns

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   December 10, 2009 Washington, DC:  The Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA) expresses its concern regarding the ongoing labor issues involving the Teamsters Local 929 and the American Red Cross of Pennsylvania /New Jersey. The national blood system depends on skilled workers to provide clean, safe blood to laboratories. The blood is distilled […]

Press Release: HFA Recently Approved for NORD Membership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:    December 10, 2009 Washington, DC:  The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) recently approved the Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA)for membership.  One of 150 member organizations, the HFA is excited about the opportunity to participate with NORD on important public policy, advocacy, awareness and educational issues.  Certain standards and requirements must be met […]

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