Number of patients suffering from hemophilia in the world increases



Head of the Health Ministry’s Scientific-Practical Center of Hemophilia Elmira Gadimova said that 65 patients were registered in the 10 months of this year, APA reports.


Gadimova noted that the number of medicines bought for patients suffering from hemophilia have increased twice in the last ten years. “This year, 23 million of medicines were brought for patients suffering from hemophilia, while this figure was 12 million in 2006. The patients with hemophilia receive outpatient and stationary treatment”, she said.


The head of the center noted that the number of the patients with hemophilia is higher in Baku and Sumgayit cities, and the central lowland districts. According to her, 736 patients with hemophilia are registered in Baku, while 77 others were registered in Sumgayit.

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