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At the request of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Division of Blood Disorders, the “King” and “Queen” towers at the Concourse at Landmark Center in Atlanta, Georgia lit up their crowns red in April in recognition of World Hemophilia Day.

Started in 1989 by the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH), in honor of their founder Frank Schnabel’s birthday, World Hemophilia Day is celebrated each year on April 17th. The goal of this annual health observance day is to increase awareness of hemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders and ultimately lead to earlier diagnosis and access to care for the millions who remain without treatment. This year’s theme was “Hear their voices” with a special focus on supporting the millions of women and girls affected by bleeding disorders.

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