Learn more about the Clinical Transfusion Working Party and its activities.

Activities and projects

The clinical transfusion working party also participate in other activities and projects. This includes: 

  • Organizing the ISBT live Journal Clubs with participation of young professionals through the ISBT young professional council
  • Participating with mentors to mentor young investigators in the ISBT I TRY IT program
  • Participating with mentors to mentor young professionals within the ISBT mentorship program
  • Conducting global projects and benchmark surveys such as COVID-19 related research through the COVID-19 convalescent plasma-working group 
  • Conducting ISBT webinars


The working party is also involved in shared projects with other organizations such as:

  • Revising the WHO Clinical use of Blood Manual
  • Conducting the ISBT/ICTMG journal club/webinars
  • Developing an E-learning module on transfusion reactions in collaboration with the European Blood Alliance (EBA)

Meet our previous chairs

  • 2010-2013: Jonathan Wallis (UK)
  • 2013-2016: Shubha Allard (UK)
  • 2013-2021: Cynthia So-Osman (The Netherlands)



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