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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Blood Safety RHDC Training on Blood Supply Managment

South-eastern Europe (SEE) Regional Health Development Center for Blood Safety organizes its 1st training for Blood Supply management in Emergency and Special Circumstances

Safety and availability of blood and blood components/ products in emergencies and special circumstances is essential to ensure timely and appropriate patient care. Compliance to recognized quality standards along with evidence-based knowledge and skills on blood stock operability, haemovigilance and patient blood management are essential requirements for blood transfusion safety

With international expert advice and support from the Council of Europe/EDQM, WHO Europe and the WHO Collaborating Centre in quality management, Slovenia, the SEEHN training of trainers in blood transfusion safety in emergency situations aims to strengthen partnership and capacity of response in blood safety and availability, for emergencies/ special circumstances in South Eastern Europe. This event, led by the SEEHN Regional Health Development Center of blood safety, Oradea, Romania, will take place from 7 to 9 of June 2011. It is expected to be followed by a cascade field training process using e-learning mechanisms and coordinated by the National Project Managers in participating countries in close collaboration with the Regional Centre in Oradea.

The event is co-funded by the Government of Slovenia, CoE/EDQM and WHO Europe.