The Canadian Hemophilia Society, Manitoba Chapter (CHS-MC) is pleased to celebrate the international accomplishments of the Manitoba Bleeding Disorders Program at 11:45 am on Wednesday, November 2nd, as part of Blood Day. Blood Day is a day of lectures for health care professionals, organized by the Health Sciences Center Blood Conservation Group, and is located in the Fredric Gaspard Theatre, Basic Medical Sciences Building, 727 McDermot Avenue.

 “CHS-MC is very proud of the international accomplishments of the Manitoba Bleeding Disorders Program, “says CHS-MC President, Cory Prestayko, “Manitobans with inherited bleeding disorders enjoy an excellent standard of care from our program and we are grateful this expertise at home, is shared with others outside Canada.”

 Dr. Jayson Stoffman, co-director of the Manitoba Pediatric Bleeding Disorders Program, was honored as the 2010 Twin of the Year by the World Federation of Hemophilia for their twinning with the Hemophilia Society of Delhi, India.

 Kathy Mulder, Physiotherapist, Manitoba Pediatric Bleeding Disorders Program, received the International Volunteer Award from the Canadian Hemophilia Society and was part of the team that won the Bayer Hemophilia Awards Program (BHAP) 2011 Caregiver Award.