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Abbott Transfusion Medicine - Leading Through Transformation “Raising Blood Safety Standards to the Next Level” 2018 (Hyderabad) India

NRL QC Team Leader Joe Vincini was invited to present at the Abbott Transfusion Medicine “Leading through Transformation” meeting series, held in Hyderabad, India on 6 April.  Meeting attendees included key opinion leaders and heads/deputy heads of transfusion medicine services; and blood banks in India.  The title of Joe’s presentation was “Transfusion Transmitted Infections (TTIs) Screening Laboratories and Quality Assurance”.

Other invited speakers at the meeting included Dr Joy Mammen (Christian Medical College, India), who gave presentations on the state of blood banking in India; and EQAS participation and performance. Dr Mammen is manager of one of the two national EQA scheme providers for blood banks in India.  Vee Armstrong – a consultant on all things GMP, also gave a very good overview on the requirements of GMP specific to blood components.

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