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Transplantation / Public awareness | News | 27 July 2017 | Strasbourg, France
The EODD is held again in Switzerland. Swisstransplant marks the occasion with a big celebration on the Bundesplatz in Bern.
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Transfusion / Blood - PTS | Leaflet | 27 June 2017 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM has issued a guidance document which will allow Blood Establishments’ (BEs) laboratories to identify causes for non-satisfactory results in Blood Proficiency Testing Schemes (B-PTS) studies. These studies (six are run per year by the EDQM), based on inter-laboratory comparisons, are a form of external assessment of the testing capability of BEs’ laboratories across Europe, which allows...
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EDQM | News | 27 June 2017 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM has just published its 2016 Annual Report. The report is an opportunity to review the different activities of the past year and reflect on what the EDQM accomplished and developed.
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Transplantation / Organ | News | 27 June 2017 | Strasbourg, France
The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has adopted Resolution CM/Res(2017)1 on principles for the selection, evaluation, donation and follow-up of the non-resident living organ donors.
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Transplantation / Organ | News | 27 June 2017 | Strasbourg, France
The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has recently adopted Resolution CM/Res(2017)2 on establishing procedures for the management of patients having received an organ transplant abroad upon return to their home country to receive follow-up.
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Products and Services | News | 04 May 2017 | Strasbourg, France
This 19th Edition of the Guide to the preparation, use and quality assurance of blood components was elaborated by a dedicated ad hoc working group of experts nominated by the European Committee (Partial Agreement) on Blood Transfusion.
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Transfusion / Projects | News | 19 April 2017 | Strasbourg, France
On the occasion of World Haemophilia Day, the EDQM will provide a space for an event organised by the European Haemophilia Consortium (EHC) to address current challenges in the treatment of haemophilia. Representatives of patients’ associations, healthcare professionals and pharmaceutical industry will gather in Strasbourg to discuss the state of haemophilia care in Europe with the objective of...
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Transfusion | News | 17 March 2017 | Strasbourg, France
A Poster session will be organised during the Conference and workshop on 'Sharing best practices for the implementation of Quality Management Systems in Blood Establishments (BEs)', 17-19 October 2017 in Strasbourg, France. Poster abstracts can be submitted until 30 April 2017.
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Transplantation / Organ trafficking | News | 17 February 2017 | Vatican City State
The Council of Europe’s EDQM has participated last week in the Summit on Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism organised by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences of the Vatican State to raise awareness on organ trafficking and human trafficking for the purpose of organ removal.
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EDQM / Quality Management system | News | 05 January 2017 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM is proud to announce that its Quality Management System has been recognised compliant to the 2015 version of the ISO 9001 standard.
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Transfusion / Blood Quality Management system (B-QM) | News | 26 October 2016 | Skopje, "the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"
Recognising the need to support the South Eastern European region in further fostering the key elements of a Blood Quality Management System (B-QM), the EDQM’s B-QM Working Group has conducted a training on Quality Management to meet the needs of blood establishments.
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