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CHS CONTACT is the official electronic newsmagazine of the Canadian Hemophilia Society (CHS).

The Canadian Hemophilia Society is committed to improving the health and quality of life of all people in Canada with inherited bleeding disorders and ultimately finding cures. Its vision is a world free from the pain and suffering of inherited bleeding disorders.

The purpose of CHS CONTACT is to inform the bleeding disorder community about current news and relevant issues. Permission to use the information contained herein is granted, with appropriate acknowledgement of the CHS, the author and date of publication. Opinions expressed are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect the views of the CHS.

The CHS consults medical professionals before distributing any medical information. However, the CHS does not practice medicine and in no circumstances recommends particular treatments for specific individuals. In all cases, it is recommended that individuals consult a physician before pursuing any course of treatment. Brand names of treatment products are provided for information only. They are not an endorsement of a particular product or company by the writers or editors.

EDITOR: François Laroche

PRESIDENT: Paul Wilton

NATIONAL CO-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS: Hélène Bourgaize, Deborah Franz Currie

EDITORIAL COMMITTEE: Hélène Bourgaize, Joanna Halliday, François Laroche, David Page, Chantal Raymond, Rick Waines


COPY EDITING: Debbie Hum, François Laroche, Rachel Leslie, Chantal Raymond

TRANSLATION: Katherine Canty