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Written by Marg Sutherland, health educator.

The quotes in this resource were contributed by Australians with a bleeding disorder or who carry the gene. We thank them for their generosity in sharing their experiences.

Australia/New Zealand Haemophilia Social Workers’ and Counsellors’ Group: Dr Moana Harlen, Leonie Mudge, Loretta Riley.
Australian Haemophilia Centre Directors’ Organisation: Dr Chris Barnes, Dr Stephanie P'ng.
Australian Haemophilia Nurses’ Group: Susan Dalkie, Janine Furmedge, Joanna McCosker, Megan Walsh.
Haemophilia Foundation Australia: Sharon Caris, Kassy Drummond, Suzanne O'Callaghan, Hannah Opeskin. 
HFA Women’s Consumer Review Group (individuals not listed for privacy reasons).
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers: Josh Mennen and Kim Shaw, Principals. 


Date last reviewed: 27 September 2018

Important Note: This information was developed by Haemophilia Foundation Australia for education and information purposes only and does not replace advice from a treating health professional. Always see your health care provider for assessment and advice about your individual health before taking action or relying on published information. This information may be printed or photocopied for educational purposes.

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