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CSL Behring Marks World Hemophilia Day with $2M Coagulation Factor Donation to World Federation of Hemophilia
Date:4/17/2009

Three-year commitment will aid WFH's Global Alliance for Progress program to improve healthcare in the developing world

King of Prussia, PA, and Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) April 17, 2009 -- In recognition of the World Federation of Hemophilia's (WFH) progress in improving the diagnosis and treatment of hemophilia in developing countries through its Global Alliance for Progress (GAP) program, CSL Behring has committed to donating to WFH two (2) million units of factor VIII concentrate (FVIII) each year for the next three (3) years. The donation, the total value of which will be approximately $2 million, will be made using coagulation factor concentrate with a minimum shelf-life of one year.

CSL Behring has also renewed its pledge to continue supporting the WFH with separate financial contributions totaling nearly $1 million over a period of three years.

"As a long-standing contributor to GAP, CSL Behring applauds WFH's critically important efforts in bringing about improvements and change in the delivery of healthcare services and medicines to hemophilia patients in areas of the world where the need is greatest," said Peter Turner, President and Chief Executive Officer of CSL Behring. "Serving patients with rare bleeding disorders is a core focus for CSL Behring, as well, and we are extremely pleased to offer our support to GAP, a program that is truly making a large and positive difference."

"The WFH relies on product donations to help introduce clotting factor concentrates in developing countries and these donations serve as a catalyst for improving care," said Claudia Black, Chief Executive Officer of the WFH. "This is our first multi-year agreement and it will en
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