Blood and Beyond network embraces World Blood Donor Day 2021

14 June marked World Blood Donor Day under the theme “Give blood and keep the world beating”. On…

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Insights from the 26th European Hematology Association Congress

This year’s EHA Annual Congress was held virtually on the 9-17 June. The congress hosted an…

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Covid-19 Policy Briefing

Developed as a collateral to the Blood and Beyond Report, this Briefing overviews the impact of the…

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New Blood and Beyond publication

On 11 May, the Blood and Beyond initiative launched a collateral to the March 2020 Blood and Beyond…

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An update on the revision of the EU legislation on blood, tissues and cells

The European Commission’s two stakeholder consultations on the Revision of the Blood, Tissue and…

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Outcomes of NATA annual symposium & patient blood management

The 21st Annual NATA Symposium took place on the 12-16 April 2021 and discussed various aspects of…

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Reducing unnecessary red blood cell transfusion in hospitalized patients

A recent article published in BMJ explores the issue of the overuse of red blood cell (RBC)…

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The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on blood supplies and transfusions in Spain and in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

Two recent studies investigated the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the blood sectors in the…

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Webinar Blood and Beyond – Rethinking blood use in Belgium

On Wednesday 24th March at 18:00 – 19:30, the Belgian virtual multi-stakeholder event of Blood and…

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EU Parliament adopted the EU4Health programme for 2021-2027

On the 9th March, the European Parliament adopted the EU4Health programme for 2021-2027, which…

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