The Hemophilia Association of New York
Founded in 1952, the Association is an independent not-for-profit voluntary health organization, incorporated in the state of New York, and classified under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
To benefit patients, HANY maintains cooperative relationships with the federally-designated Regional Comprehensive Hemophilia Treatment Centers and other care facilities within our 14-counties service area.
HANY does not charge fees for the services it provides but depends on voluntary contributions to support its programs.
The Association is an organization of and for persons with bleeding disorders and their families helping each other.
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- To assist persons with hemophilia and related blood disorders through direct services and aid, and through programs of education and advocacy.
- To encourage, promote, and support scientific research toward improved treatment, medical care, and cures of hemophilia and related bleeding disorders and their complications.
- To educate the public regarding bleeding disorders and the problems thereof, and to promote the procurement of voluntary blood donations for the general welfare of the community at large.
Sports & Hemophilia
Hemophiliacs today can enjoy an active, healthy lifestyle. However, there are some sports that are still considered too dangerous. For each sport, there are risks that must be taken into consideration. Always check with your primary care to ensure which appropriate physical activities are suitable for you.
Sports with little or no bleeding risk ...
Skiing (cross country)
Sports with minimal bleeding risk ...
Sports with high bleeding risk ...
Mountain Biking (Downhill)