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We are joining with other members of Haemochromatosis International, the international alliance of haemochromatosis support groups, to support a worldwide, coordinated haemochromatosis awareness campaign in the first week of June each year. Using the media, displays, and other activities, the week is an opportunity to focus attention on Haemochromatosis and the risk of inherited iron […]

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Haemochromatosis Australia is joining with health services and charities around Australia in the Lifeblood Health Services Blood Drive 1 May – 31 July 2020. Even in times like this the need for blood never stops. In the past Lifeblood teams have competed but now we’re all joining together to save lives. Read more about the […]

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Wondering where to go for reliable and up to date  information about coronavirus, how it might affect you and your family and what you should be doing? There seems to be lots of information but sadly it’s not always reliable. Here are some trusted sources that can help. For general information about coronavirus (COVID-19) and […]

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March 17th, 2020

Coronavirus Update

Haemochromatosis Australia is consulting with our medical advisors, health authorities and stakeholders to compile and share haemochromatosis related coronavirus information. We have prepared some initial information for people with hereditary haemochromatosis. This has been reviewed by our medical advisors. We will update this information as more evidence-based and trusted information comes to hand. Read more […]

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They’ve changed their name, and they’ve changed their look. Why? Because they’re more than blood donation. The new name reflects all the different ways they support Australian lives (with our help, of course) — through blood, organ matching, tissue typing, donated breast milk and more. What does that mean for us? Our Red25 groups are […]

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Make your blood count. Join our Lifeblood Team (previously called Red25 group) and ask your family and friends to do the same. It doesn’t matter if you are a therapeutic donor or a regular donor, we need you to show your support. To get a started and register with your state’s Lifeblood Team team, join […]

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Raising global awareness of the most common genetic disorder that not enough people know about is the purposeful mission of Dr Dianne Prince, from Sydney, in stepping up this month as incoming president of Haemochromatosis International. As president of Haemochromatosis Australia, Dr Prince is currently overseeing a social media awareness campaign of the inherited condition […]

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Public Information Session – Perth Saturday 19 October 2.00 pm State Library of WA, Great Southern Room (fourth floor)25 Francis St, Perth Cultural Centre, Perth Haemochromatosis Australia will host a free public haemochromatosis information session. Come along and hear our guest speakers speak about the condition and answer your questions. This is a great opportunity […]

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