During this period of unprecedented turmoil and uncertainty, the bleeding disorder community has found comfort in the Hemophilia Federation of America’s (HFA) messaging and voice. Newly-minted CEO of HFA, Sharon Meyers, joins us to share the behind the scenes work HFA has done to prepare statements, resources, and education during the COVID pandemic. She shares how HFA has set up a COVID-19 Relief Fund, as well as utilizing their foundational Helping Hands financial assistance program to provide support to community members during the crisis. Sharon stops by to share her vision for HFA going forward and how increased communication with NHF sets both organizations up for success. Join us for another great episode of Ask the Expert!
Welcome to Episode 38 - or our Meet Sharon Meyers Episode - of the Ask The Expert Podcast!
Check out the terrific resources from the Hemophilia Federation of America in the midst of COVID-19 outbreak:
Hemophilia Federation of America: https://www.hemophiliafed.org/
HFA COVID-19 Resources Page: https://www.hemophiliafed.org/news-stories/2020/04/coronavirus-covid-19-what-hfa-is-doing/
HFA COVID-19 Relief Fund: https://www.hemophiliafed.org/our-role-and-programs/assisting-and-advocating/financial-assistance/covid-19-relief-fund/
HFA Helping Hands Financial Assistance Program: https://www.hemophiliafed.org/our-role-and-programs/assisting-and-advocating/financial-assistance/helping-hands-emergency-assistance/
NHF Informational Webinars during COVID Crisis: https://www.hemophilia.org/