The EHC joins a call to action of concerned stakeholders on the implementation of the EU HTA and Joint Clinical Assessment for ATMPs

JCA should not hamper access to transformative ATMPs The EHC joins a group of patients, clinicians, academic medical centres, and therapeutic developers and manufacturers in signing a call to action for the successful roll-out of the Joint Clinical Assessment (JCA). With the adoption of the Implementing Act on the JCA for medicinal products and the […]

The EHC visits the Bosnian and Herzegovinian bleeding disorders community

On July 11-12, the EHC was on its first country visit under Miguel Crato’s presidency mandate. The EHC joined forces with the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) and paid a visit to its Bosnian and Herzegovinian National Member Organisation (NMO) to assess the situation for patients with bleeding disorders and caregivers in the country and […]

The call for nominations for the EHC Steering Committee Members and Treasurer is open: next elections to be held in October 2024!

2024 is an election year at the EHC for the renewal of its whole Steering Committee (SC) and the position of Treasurer, as agreed during the Extraordinary General Assembly of early June. The call for nominations is open to EHC National Member Organisations (NMOs) which can share applications by 26 July at 17:00 CEST. The […]

Let’s celebrate INSD together: neonatal screening for rare diseases could save lives!

On the occasion of International Neonatal Screening Day (INSD) 2024, the European Haemophilia Consortium (EHC) joins the Screen4Rare initiative in celebrating the importance of neonatal screening for those living with a treatable rare disease. Available scientific evidence from worldwide neonatal screening programmes and pilots clearly demonstrates that the early asymptomatic detection enabled by neonatal screening, […]

10 Key Recommendations from Patient Organisations on Joint Clinical Assessments under the EU HTA Regulation

The European Haemophilia Consortium (EHC) joins other leading patient organisations across Europe in releasing a set of ten key recommendations aimed at improving patient involvement in Joint Clinical Assessments (JCAs) under the EU Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Regulation. This collaborative effort highlights the crucial role of patient experiences and insights in shaping effective healthcare assessments […]

EAHAD-EHA-EHC Joint Support Statement on the EMA Draft Guideline for the clinical requirements for non-replacement therapy in haemophilia A and B

For the last thirty years, haemophilia A and B patients have been treated using FVIII and FIX replacement concentrates. These therapies are well known to both clinicians and patients. We are now entering a new era in the treatment of haemophilia and rare bleeding disorders. Novel, non-replacement therapies have been approved and are becoming available, […]

A #ThisWay Story: Adam Trojańczyk

“I think that each of us has our own ‘haemophilia’ in life – an obstacle that seems insurmountable. But how we respond to this challenge determines where we ultimately go.” In the framework of our #ThisWay Campaign, the EHC interviewed Adam Trojańczyk (39) from Poland. Living with severe haemophilia B since birth, Adam has overcome significant physical […]

Save the date: the EHC at the NBDF Wednesday Webinar Series in June 2024

The EHC is thrilled to announce that, on June 12, it will be hosted at the National Bleeding Disorders Foundation (NBDF) Wednesday Webinar Series. Representing the EHC community, there will be Miguel Crato, EHC President, and Olivia Romero Lux, EHC CEO. The topic they will discuss with the host Fiona Robinson, Ph.D, is “Increasing inclusivity […]

The EHC is looking for a Public Policy Lead to join the team!

The European Haemophilia Consortium (EHC) is looking for an experienced, analytical and passionate European Public Policy Lead to join its small, dynamic team of staff and volunteers. What about this role at the EHC? The European Haemophilia Consortium (EHC) is an international patient-led and non-profit organisation representing 48 national patients’ organisations (NMOs) for people with […]

Call for Women with Bleeding Disorders: Join the new “Study of the route to diagnosis in women with bleeding disorders in Europe”

The European Haemophilia Consortium (EHC), Gelre Hospitals (The Netherlands) and the not-for-profit organisation Vertelkracht are looking for women with bleeding disorders who would be willing to participate in the medical study “Study of the route to diagnosis in women with bleeding disorders in Europe – Semi-structured interviews using a specific artwork (poetry/music)”.  You can take […]