Jun 1st 2021

World Haemochromatosis Awareness Week 2021


World Haemochromatosis Awareness Week 2021, takes place this year from Tuesday 1st June to the 7th June. This year we are lighting up civic and iconic buildings in Dublin, Cork and Limerick to mark awareness week and ask the public to come behind the campaign. Early diagnosis of haemochromatosis saves lives and our aim is to ensure that no one in Ireland goes undiagnosed or untreated.
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Apr 12th 2021

Irish College of GPs publish article on Haemochromatosis

An article, ‘Raising GP awareness of Haemochromatosis’, was published in the March 2021 issue of Forum, the ICGP magazine. Thank you to the ICGP for highlighting haemochromatosis in Forum.
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Oct 13th 2020

Haemochromatosis Information Webinar

Dr John Ryan and Dr Laura Durcan will deliver an Information Webinar on Haemochromatosis on Wednesday, 4th November at 7pm. This online event will provide an opportunity to hear from our medical experts and ask questions about the condition.
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May 28th 2020

World Haemochromatosis Awareness Week, 1-7th June 2020

The Irish Haemochromatosis Association launches an Awareness Campaign for World Haemochromatosis Awareness Week, 1-7th June, 2020. 1 in 5 Irish people carry the Haemochromatosis gene and it is Ireland's most common genetic condition. Ireland has the highest rates of the disorder in the world. Early diagnosis is vital to save lives, as lack of treatment can lead to premature death.
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World Haemochromatosis Awareness Week 2020

15th 2020
World Haemochromatosis Awareness Week takes place from the 1st to the 7th June this year. To commemorate this event, Haemochromatosis International is organising an online photographic competition, FotoFeXPO
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Apr 11th 2020

Venesection Updates for HH Patients during COVID-19

Good news from the Irish Blood Transfusion Service. Although the IBTS are not accepting first time blood donors at the moment, they are making an exception for people with Haemochromatosis who wish to be donors. Check that you are eligible by calling 1850 731137 or go to www.giveblood .ie
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Information for HH Patients on COVID-19

13th 2020
Information for HH Patients and COVID-19
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Join our VHI Mini Marathon Irish Haemochromatosis Association Team

31st 2020
Join us at the Irish Haemochromatosis Association for the VHI Women's Mini Marathon in Dublin on Sunday 31st May, 2020 at 2pm. Registration opens on the 4th March!
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