Blood transfusion safety

Workshop for training of global core facilitators on 'Developing a voluntary blood donor programme'

Place: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Date: 29 October–1 November 2007

The workshop for training of global core facilitators on ‘Developing a voluntary blood donor programme’ was organized by WHO Headquarters and WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, United Arab Emirates; United Arab Emirates Blood Transfusion and Research Centre, Sharjah; and the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Emirates University.

The workshop introduced the WHO/IFRC training course, Developing a voluntary blood donor programme (DONOR), with an emphasis on achieving 100% voluntary, non-remunerated blood donation.

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