Blood transfusion safety

Global consultation on universal access to safe blood transfusion

Place: Ottawa, Canada
Date: 9–11 June 2007

Report of the Global consultation on universal access to safe blood transfusion

The consultation was organized by WHO in collaboration with, and with the support of, Health Canada, Public Health Agency of Canada, Canadian Blood Services, Héma-Québec, Canadian Society of Transfusion Medicine and l'Etablissement Français du Sang. The consultation was timed to precede the global event marking World Blood Donor Day on 14 June 2007, which was hosted by Canada.

WHO Global Consultation on Universal Access to Blood Transfusion

The consultation was attended by members of the WHO Expert Advisory Panel on Transfusion Medicine, individual experts and representatives of WHO Collaborating Centres, governments, national blood transfusion services, nongovernmental organizations,international agencies and the host country, Canada.

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Report of the Global consultation on universal access to safe blood transfusion