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WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY 2021: Give blood and keep the world beating
Blood Donation

WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY 2021: Give blood and keep the world beating

An Overview: Every year, on 14 June, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day (WBDD). The event serves to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts…
US STUDY: COVID-19 Does Not Pose A Threat To Blood And Transfusion Safety
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US STUDY: COVID-19 Does Not Pose A Threat To Blood And Transfusion Safety

A new reassuring US study, published recently in the journal Transfusion, suggests that the risk of transmission of SARS-CoV2 through blood transfusion is highly unlikely. For the study, the investigators…
New Paper From Blood and Beyond Outlines How To Learn From The Impact Of The COVID-19 Crisis On Blood Use
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New Paper From Blood and Beyond Outlines How To Learn From The Impact Of The COVID-19 Crisis On Blood Use

The multi-stakeholder Blood and Beyond initiative recently published a policy briefing shedding light on how the COVID-19 pandemic affects blood use, blood transfusion services, and patients in whom transfusions are…
Ali Sattarpour: ”Thalassaemia did not stop me from living a normal life”
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Ali Sattarpour: ”Thalassaemia did not stop me from living a normal life”

In occasion of the International Thalassaemia Day 2021, Ali Sattarpour, 45, France, Fédération SOS GLOBI Vice President and TIF’s Thalassaemia Patient Advocacy Group (T-PAG) Member, recounts a life of struggles,…
Hemanext® Inc. Receives CE Mark Certification For Innovative Red Blood Cell (RBC) Processing & Storage System
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Hemanext® Inc. Receives CE Mark Certification For Innovative Red Blood Cell (RBC) Processing & Storage System

Hemanext Inc. announced today it has received a CE Certificate of Conformity for the CE Mark for its Hemanext ONE Red Blood Cell (RBC) Processing and Storage System, allowing the…
TIF Position Statement on the Use of DEHP Plasticisers in Medical Devices
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TIF Position Statement on the Use of DEHP Plasticisers in Medical Devices

The safety concerns linked to the use of DEHP plasticizers, a manufactured chemical common in blood bags and PVC intravenous fluid sets, has been explored – and even questioned –…
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