Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the EHC Women and Bleeding Disorders Committee decided to move its dedicated Women’s Conference to a series of online webinars on 28 March, 29 May, 25 September and 27 November 2021.

The first webinar of 2021 will be held on Sunday, 28 March, from 15.00-16.20 hrs CET, and it will be on strategies to raise awareness about women and bleeding disorders in the NMO and with the general public.

What: Webinar on Women and Bleeding Disorders – Raising awareness about women’s issue within the NMO

When: Sunday, 28 March from 15.00 to 16.20 hrs CET.

Language: The event will be held in English.

For whom: Patient representatives and healthcare professionals.

Programme: Consult the programme here.

Registrations: You can register for this event here.


15.00-16.20 hrs – EHC Webinar – Raising Awareness about Women and Bleeding Disorders in the NMO
15.00-15.05 Welcome and introduction and housekeeping rules
15.05-15.10 Ice-breaker
15.10-15.20 Advocacy 101 – How to work within to influence the NMOs objectives and activities?

James Hunt

15.20-15.30 Partnering up in the NMO – How can men in the NMO support WBD activities?

Ana Pastor & Nuno Lopes

15.30-15.40 Partnering-up & raising awareness with healthcare professionals

Case studies from France & Serbia

Yannick Collé and Tatjana Markovic

15.40-15.45 Q&A
15.45-16.15 Guided group discussions:

  1. Getting started in your NMO – Make a plan
    Moderated by James Hunt, Naja Skouw-Rasmussen & Ana Pastor
  2. Making allies: how to work together with healthcare professionals
    Moderated by Tatjana Markovic, Yannick Collé, & Diana Lighezan
  3. Make a splash! How to create awareness with the public at large
    Moderated by Evelyn Grimberg, Anna Tollwé & Katja Peltoniemi
16.15-16.20 Closing and announcing the next session