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International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT)
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
The blood transfusion community continuously looks to advance its transfusion systems with the assistance of federal and professional organisations, along with researchers who look to better understand the risks involved and then work towards better solutions and improved patient care.
This years Blood Transfusion Conference will look to deep dive into session topics such as the insights on COVID-19 and the implication on blood services, donors and donations and blood donors infectious disease testing.
Professor Erica Wood, Head, Transfusion Research Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, President, International Society of Blood Transfusion, Melbourne, Australia
Prof Masja de Haas, Department of Immunohaematology Diagnostic Services, Center for Clinical Transfusion Research, Sanquin Research and Department of Immunohaematology and Blood Transfusion, Leiden University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Topic: Frozen blood cells technology for emergency & rare blood group
Professor Hans Zaaijer, Head of Department Blood-Borne Infections, Sanquin Research, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Topic: Emerging Pathogens and COVID-19