WHO Action framework to advance universal access to quality and safe blood and blood components


WHO has recently developed a draft Action Framework to Advance Universal Access to Quality and Safe Blood and Blood Components for Transfusion and Plasma Derived Medicinal Products. The draft has been developed to identify the problems and proposed solution on blood transfusion services according to Member State needs.

WHO is seeking comments on this action framework document from those working within transfusion medicine and science. The document can be found here.

Please send any comments you may have to Dr Yuyun Maryuningsih (, with a copy to Please make use of the template for comments provided. The closing date for comments is postponed until September 10, 2019.