EDQM / All activities | News | 15 June 2021 | Strasbourg, France
On 26 May 2021, the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) and the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) signed a memorandum of understanding.
Transfusion / Donations Campaigns & World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) | News | 14 June 2021 | Strasbourg, France
At every moment, someone, somewhere, needs blood. Blood components – plasma, red cells and platelets – are routinely used to save patients’ lives during surgery, after an accident or during acute illnesses, such as cancer or haemophilia. Regular blood donations are needed to give patients access to safe and quality-assured blood and blood components.
Transfusion | News | 18 May 2021 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM will be participating in the 31st regional congress of the International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT) – “ISBT in Focus!” – which will take place online from 2 to 8 June 2021. Come and visit the EDQM’s virtual stand and find out more about our organisation and its activities related to blood transfusion.
News | 05 May 2021 | Strasbourg, France
In January 2019, the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) and the European Commission (EC) organised the International Symposium on Plasma Supply Management. This event – the first of its kind – brought together stakeholders in the blood sector to discuss the increasing use of plasma for fractionation. Participants addressed the matter of increasing the...
News | 09 March 2021 | Strasbourg, France
A live, interactive webinar held on 17 February 2021 addressed the challenges that data protection presents for blood establishments (BEs), as a follow-up to the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) Blood Quality Management (B-QM) conference “Keeping up with Reality and Quality: A Challenge for European Blood Establishments” (27-29 October 2020). Participants...
News | 24 February 2021 | Strasbourg, France
The European Committee on Blood Transfusion (CD-P-TS) has approved the publication of the 2016 edition of “The collection, testing and use of blood and blood components in Europe”. In total, 28 Council of Europe member states, representing some 430 million inhabitants, reported annual data for 2016 by responding to a detailed survey.
News | 21 January 2021 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM/Council of Europe will implement the “Reorganisation of the Romanian Blood System” project. The project aims to support Romania in setting up a fit-for-purpose and efficient blood transfusion system aligned with European Union and EDQM standards. The EDQM is therefore seeking experienced professionals to provide consultancy services in order to support the reorganisation of the Romanian...