International Affiliates

The IWMF has its headquarters in the USA, and it has affiliate organizations in Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Chile, China, Finland,  France, Germany, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Scandinavia, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, and the UK.

These International Affiliates:

  • Provide
    • Support to Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia patients, their families, caregivers, and others with an interest in the disease
    • Country-specific information and educational programs to address patient concerns
  • Promote funding of IWMF research leading to a cure

For more information about the IWMF International Affiliates, please see below.

CountryLogoAffiliate NameAffiliate Leader & Contact Information
ArgentinaMacroglobulinemia De Waldenstrom Argentina(link is external)Graciela Molina, MD
Phone: +054 11 4901- 7407
Email: sends e-mail)
AustraliaWMozzies(link is external)David Young
Phone: +0428 187 025
BelgiumCMP-Vlaanderen(link is external)Jeannot Poelman
Email: sends e-mail)
CanadaWMF Canada(link is external)Cam Fraser
Phone: 403-701-6999
Email: sends e-mail)
ChileWaldenstrom ChileJeannette Quiroz
Phone: +56 9 77571035
Email: sends e-mail)
ChinaWM- China(link is external)Roger Yao  (姚惠锋)
Phone: +0086 1391 8486 140
Email: sends e-mail)
Denmark, Norway, SwedenWM-ScandinaviaWM-ScandinaviaSusanne Ohrn
Phone: +46 730 21 22 68
Email: sends e-mail)
FinlandWaldenstrom FinlandJuha Wirekoski
Email: sends e-mail)
Contact: Anne Taal
Phone: +41 79 781 8820
Email: sends e-mail)
FranceWaldenstrom France(link is external)Contact: Patrice Ostermann
Email: sends e-mail)
GermanyDLH-Deutsche Leukämie- & Lymphom-Hilfe(link is external)Contact: Arnd Karnatz, PhD
Phone: +49 (0) 151 4144 3854
Email: sends e-mail)
IndiaWaldenstrom India (WM-India)(link is external)Rajini and Saurabh Seroo
Phone (WhatsApp): +91 6360 755 001
Email: sends e-mail) sends e-mail)
IrelandWM Support IrelandBob Perry

Email: (link sends e-mail)
IsraelFlute of Light/WMGiora Sharf
Phone: +972-546060422
Email: (link sends e-mail) and sends e-mail)
ItalyWaldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation of Italy (WMFI)Claudia Bedogni
Email: sends e-mail)
MexicoWaldenstrom Mexico (WM-Mexico)Leopoldo (Polo) Peña
Phone: +551 3205 137
Email: sends e-mail)
The NetherlandsNetherlands-Hematon(link is external)Tine van der Schaaf
Phone: +31 297 241192
Email: sends e-mail)
New Zealand Waldos (WM-NZ)(link is external)Lea Hullett
Phone: Mobile + 0064 27 6860735
Email: sends e-mail)
PortugalAPLL/WM PortugalIsabel Barbosa
Phone: +351 918 281 889
Email: sends e-mail)
South AfricaSouth African WM Patient GroupAdia Kabengele
Phone: 082 224 4224
Email: sends e-mail)
SpainWaldenstrom España (WM-España)Miguel Angel Berrueta
Phone: +34 629 506 006
Email: sends e-mail)
TaiwanIWMF Support Group – TaiwanJyh-Seng Wang, MD
Phone: +866 7 221 8821 ext. 10
Email: sends e-mail)
UKWMUK(link is external)Contact: WMUK Team
Email: sends e-mail)
Tel: + 44 0300 373 8500