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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EDQM: “The collection, testing and use of blood and blood components in Europe” 2016 report, now available for download.

On the 24th February, EDQM announced the publication of the 2016 edition of “The collection,…

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MEP Pizarro tables written question on blood sustainability in the EU to the Council

On the 24th February, MEP Manuel Pizarro, a long-standing supporter of the Blood and Beyond…

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Impact of Covid‐19 epidemic on the activities of a blood centre, transfusion support for infected patients and clinical outcomes

Dr Quaglietta, MD, Department of Haematolgy and Oncology, Center of Transfusion Medicine, Pescara…

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European Blood Alliance Rare Blood Provision Workshops

In February 2021, the European Blood Alliance (EBA) will host three workshops on the topic of rare…

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