- To review the application of the EC Directive 2002/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 January 2003 setting standards of quality and safety for the collection, testing, processing, storage and distribution of human blood and blood components and amending Directive 2001/83/EC: current status, progress in implementing, achievements and challenges of the SEE countries members of the SEE Health Network; cross learning from the experience of the EU Member States, the counties of the SEEHN itself and other neighboring countries
- To increase awareness and political/institutional capacities, among SEEHN member states, about the harmonized ways for getting the Highest Patient Safety in Transfusion Therapy in Emergency Special Circumstances (natural disasters as floods, earthquakes massive traffic accidences) at both levels:
- pre-hospital (blood centers specialists) and
- hospital (clinicians), based on Bioethical principles
- To apply in a complementary and logical manner the EU directives 2002/98/EC, and Council recommendation 2009 on Patient Safety
A summary report will be shared by the middle of July 2014.