Project Recovery

September 26, 2013 (MONTREAL) – In what’s being hailed as a world first, precious proteins left over from the manufacture of plasma products from Canadian blood donors are being turned into life- and limb-saving treatments for thousands of people living with hemophilia in developing countries. A lifelong inherited bleeding disorder, hemophilia affects about 1 in 10,000 people worldwide. Close to seventy-five percent of them receive little or no treatment. Hemophilia is one of a number of such disorders that prevent blood from clotting properly. People with hemophilia experience prolonged