Strategic Plan 2019 - 2024

Strategic Plan

ISBT Strategic Plan 2019 – 2024

Preparations for the 2019 – 2024 strategic plan started in November 2018 and finished at the Board retreat in June 2019. All Board members participated together with a member of the Young Professionals council. How did we get to our strategic plan? 

  • In June 2019 we reviewed ISBT’s strategic priorities developed at the meeting in November 2018.
  • We received and discussed new information provided by the member and Board surveys. 
  • We developed consensus on the new mission, vision and activity scope of ISBT.
  • We translated our strategic priorities into concrete actions.

The result is our strategic plan for 2019 – 2024.

The new Strategic Plan will drive everything we do for the next 5 years. We want to expand on our recognition as a truly global and inclusive society with a high scientific focus which travels from ‘vein to vein’.


A world of safe and sufficient blood


ISBT is a global community of professionals sharing knowledge to enhance transfusion practice. We do this by: Providing opportunities for advancing knowledge and education & by advocacy for the welfare of blood donors and patients.


We are pleased to introduce our 9 strategic goals. These new goals are designed to keep, and build upon those things we do well and they also address areas where we feel we can improve.

Education & Knowledge
Be the global ‘go to’ organisation for transfusion medicine education, and knowledge sharing

Training and implementation of knowledge
Be the leader in transforming knowledge into practice

International outreach
Engage transfusion medicine professionals and institutions globally

Be the international congress of choice for transfusion medicine professionals

Be respected for high-quality scientific and professional publications

Digital Resources
Be a trusted ‘go to’ source for information and interaction in all aspects of transfusion medicine

Working parties
Support Working Party activities to achieve outputs aligned with the ISBT strategy

Be recognized for transparent and sustainable governance

Be the advocate for blood donors and patients