World Hemophilia Day 2017- Exclusive Interview With Mr. Sathyanarayanan
- The World
Hemophilia Day 2017 is observed on April 17th. This year's
theme is "hear their voices".
- Every year,
popular landmarks and historical buildings are lit it up red to mark this day.
Sathyanarayanan, Secretary of the Hemophilia Society- Madras Chapter,
talks about ways to manage hemophilia, incidence and treatment available
in an exclusive interview with Medindia.
Hemophilia Day 2017 is celebrated to raise awareness about hemophilia, a
bleeding disorder. A small nick in the finger while cutting vegetables may be a
very minor incident for many people, however it can be tragic for a person affected with hemophilia
This is a genetic disorder that is characterized by the absence of the clotting
factor in the blood, which leads to uncontrolled bleeding in the event of an
injury or cut.
This condition is normally inherited
from the parents but about one-third of the patients are afflicted due to a
spontaneous mutation. ...