The president of the World Hemophilia Federation (WFH), Cesar Garrido was born in Caracas, Venezuela. He has two sons, one of whom has hemophilia A., At the AVH, he has been a key member of several endeavors, including the creation of new diagnostic laboratories in Venezuela, and campaigns for testing and diagnosis of people with hemophilia (PWH) in Venezuela and Latin America.
He was also part of national programs that increased access to factors, developed outreach and identification campaigns, increased access to education, and set up regional medical workshops for PWH. He was also a development manager for a strategic alliance of more than 45 countries of the world, that was set up to influence public policies.
Cesar was a member of the WFH Board of Directors from 2002 to 2010, and a lay member from 2014 until his election as President in 2020, a responsibility that must be fulfilled until the year 2024 at least.