Huntington's Association of South Africa 


What is the Huntington's Association of South Africa (HASA)?



Huntington's Association of South Africa (HASA), was founded and registered by Michael Howard (Director) in 2004. HASA was originally created to raise funds for Huntington's Disease (HD) sufferers and their families by establishing and managing an information centre and funding relevant research and clinical trials towards finding a cure.

Michael's wife, Gina Howard, was diagnosed with HD which led Michael to start the charity. Sadly Gina passed away at the age of 42 after a heroic battle with the illness. HASA has continued to operate in her memory.
Since 2012 there have been a few changes to HASA:
  • Jessica Selfe and Angela Toweel have been appointed as Directors.
  • The mission of the charity has changed slightly to: Assisting families with Huntington's Disease by providing knowledge and support through support groups, creating awareness about HD through fund-raising and providing financial assistance where possible.
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