ISBT is an international society with members in 101 countries. Everyone involved in any aspect of transfusion medicine and related disciplines can become a member whether working in blood services, hospitals, research institutes, universities or industry. All professionals within the field of transfusion medicine are represented.
The aims of ISBT are:
- To connect with blood transfusion professionals
- To provide opportunities for exchanging information related to blood transfusion medicine
- To promote and maintain a high level of ethical, medical and scientific standards in blood transfusion medicine
- To support safe and sufficient transfusion therapy globally
The main activities of ISBT include:
Annual congresses, education through the ISBT Academy which organises or supports workshops and educational events around the globe, E-learning opportunities via ISBT Education and the 14 Working Parties which cover all aspects of transfusion medicine.