Blood Transfusion

Blood Transfusion Medicine

27 January 2022 | Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE


Live, in-person

27 January 2022

Dubai World Trade Centre

Blood Transfusion

CME accredited

27 January 2022
Dubai Room, Dubai World Trade Centre



Blood transfusions are an important part of hematologic care. Researchers are also establishing new surveillance systems to better understand and manage the risks associated with transfusion over the years. This year’s Blood Transfusion track looked to deep dive into session topics such as immunohematology, blood transfusion safety and clinical transfusion to promote safe practice and appropriate use of blood components.

Key topics:

  • Donor eligibility criteria during pandemic: Lessons learned
  • Challenges in the search for rare blood group
  • Neonatal red blood cell transfusion

Scientific Chair:

  • Dr May Yassin Raouf, Head & Medical Director, Dubai Blood Donation Center, Pathology & Genetics Department, Expert Member for Transfusion Safety, WHO, Regional Director for Eastern Mediterranean Region, ISBT, Dubai, UAE

Key speakers:

  • Dr Heba Al Humaidan, Consultant Blood Bank Pathologist, Sheikh Shakbout Medical City. Abu Dhabi, UAE

Benefits of attending:

  • Determine donor eligibility criteria with vaccinated and non-vaccinated individuals
  • Discover challenges on finding a blood donor with the exact same blood
  • Review methods and indications for red blood cell transfusions with neonate