Newtownabbey civic buildings lit up for World Haemophilia Day

The civic buildings across Antrim and Newtownabbey were lit up red on Saturday, April 17 to mark World Haemophilia Day 2021.

Monday, 19th April 2021, 9:41 am

There are three main forms of Haemophilia – Haemophilia A, B and C, it is usually an inherited bleeding disorder in which the blood does not clot properly.

This can lead to spontaneous bleeding as well as bleeding following injuries or surgery.

Commenting on the issue, Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey Cllr Jim Montgomery said: “I am pleased the council are supporting this campaign. The Covid-19 pandemic has made it a very difficult year for everyone and particularly those living with a form of Haemophilia.”

Mossley Mill was lit up red along with the other civic buildings across the borough.

For more details on Haemophilia, click here


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