Collaboration and partnerships
"Today, collaboration to achieve public health goals is no longer simply an asset. It is a critical necessity."
Dr Chan, acceptance speech as Director-General of WHO
The WHO Blood Transfusion Safety team collaborate with other agencies and partners in order to share information and knowledge, and coordinate technical support and to maximize the impact of on the ground events to increase blood donations, and to support blood system strengthening and universal access to blood transfusion.
WHO Global Forum for Blood Safety
WHO Global Blood Safety Network
WHO collaborating centers
- Information on WHO Collaborating Centres
- WHO Collaborating Centres on blood transfusion safety and blood products
- Expert advisory panels and committees
Global Collaboration for Blood Safety (2000–2010)
The Global Collaboration for Blood Safety (GCBS) provided a mechanism for WHO collaboration from 2000–2010 and has now been replaced by new mechanisms, including the WHO Global Blood Safety Network and the WHO Global Forum for Blood Safety (see above). Reports from earlier meetings are available through the link below.