Together we increase our impact on Transfusion Medicine

Benefits of ISBT Membership

ISBT has a great number of benefits to offer to its members:

  • Free access to ISBT Education: here you have access to congress webcasts, presentations and more educational material
  • Free access to webinars and Live Journal Clubs: learn about various topics presented by experts in the field
  • Registration discounts for ISBT congresses
  • Free access to the ISBT Forum: network with colleagues and experts in your field
  • Free access to ISBT's quarterly magazine Transfusion Today and Vox Sanguinis, a high impact journal
  • Being part of a global community

Individual Membership fees

The ISBT Membership year runs from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019. Click on the World Bank Index category to view a list of countries and click on the Allied Health Professional or Transfusion Practitioner category for alternative names.

All fees are in Euros € 

Individual membership≤ 35 years*35-70 years≥ 70 yearsAllied Health ProfessionalTransfusion Practitioner
High60120906060
Upper Middle6090606060
Lower Middle3060453030
Low3060453030
ExemptBy application

* If you apply for the under 35 year discount you will only be able to access Vox Sanguinis and Transfusion Today online. 

TYPES OF MEMBERSHIP

Individual membership is for individuals who have demonstrated a sustained interest in the field of blood transfusion medicine and science or related disciplines. Individual membership includes:

  • Access to the ISBT Academy ePortal (including congress webcasts and presentations)
  • Subscription for Vox Sanguinis (paper + online)
  • Receipt of Transfusion Today (paper + online)
  • Receipt of the monthly E-news
  • Registration discount at ISBT congresses
  • Online access to Working Party material
  • Voting at yearly General Assembly
  • Nominating candidates for elections to the Board of Directors
  • Opportunity to be elected to the ISBT Board of Directors 

For those of 35 years or under, Allied Health Professionals or Transfusion Practitioners we offer a discounted membership. Fees are based on age and country.

All those aged 35 and under, have the opportunity to pay a discounted fee of EUR 55 per year. This membership class allows you the full benefits of ISBT membership, except for the fact that Vox Sanguinis and Transfusion Today will only be accessible online.

Individual membership for 35 and under includes:

  • Access to the ISBT Academy ePortal (including congress webcasts and presentations)
  • Online subscription for Vox Sanguinis
  • Online access to Transfusion Today
  • Receipt of the monthly E-news
  • Registration discount at ISBT congresses
  • Online access to Working Party material
  • Voting at yearly General Assembly
  • Nominating candidates for elections to the Board of Directors
  • Opportunity to be elected to the ISBT Board of Directors 

If you would like to apply for this discounted fee, please click on "Join", complete the form and send a scan of the photo page of your passport to membership@remove-this.isbtweb.org, after which we will confirm the discounted membership.

Two new individual membership categories with a lower membership fee are introduced: Allied Health Professionals and Transfusion Practitioners. Click on the categories to view a list of alternative names and find the category that may fit your situation. 

All those who are eligible for one of these categories, will pay a discounted membership fee depending on their country. This membership class allows you to the full benefits of ISBT membership, including:

  • Access to the ISBT Academy ePortal (including congress webcasts and presentations)
  • Subscription for Vox Sanguinis (paper + online)
  • Access to Transfusion Today (paper + online)
  • Receipt of the monthly E-news
  • Registration discount at ISBT congresses
  • Online access to Working Party material
  • Voting at yearly General Assembly
  • Nominating candidates for elections to the Board of Directors
  • Opportunity to be elected to the ISBT Board of Directors

ISBT has a number of exempt memberships to give to people who wish to join the Society. Exempt membership is designed to help those people who are active in the field of blood transfusion but have difficulty finding the cost of the membership fee. Exempt membership ends after three years or the membership year the member has reached the age of 40 years.

Enjoy all the benefits of ISBT membership at no cost!

To qualify for exempt membership you should live in one of the low, medium or high development index countries, included in the UN Development Programme (UNDP) list and be under 40 years of age.

Exempt membership includes:

  • Registration discount at ISBT congresses
  • Subscription for Vox Sanguinis (paper + online)
  • Receipt of Transfusion Today (paper + online)
  • Receipt of the monthly E-news
  • Online access to Working Party material
  • Access to congress webcasts
  • Online access to member data
  • Voting at yearly General Assembly
  • Nominating candidates for elections to the Board of Directors
  • Opportunity to be elected to the ISBT Board of Directors

To apply, please send an email stating why you wish to become an exempt member, your c.v. and copy of the photo page of your passport to membership@remove-this.isbtweb.org.

Affiliate membership is open to individual member national blood transfusion societies, blood services and blood centres. All Affiliate members will be required to name one representative and must agree to abide by the ISBT Code of Ethics. 

The ISBT Code of Ethics has been reviewed and accepted at the Copenhagen Congress in June 2017. The new version will be made public in September 2017. 

Acceptance is decided by the Board of Directors.

As affiliate member all members of your national society, or employees of your blood centre or blood service, will get complimentary access to a suite of material on the ISBT Academy ePortal, including past congress presentations (webcasts and learning quizzes), an educational eBook and the Guideline library.

The named representative will: 
   • receive voting rights at the ISBT General Assemblies
   • receive access to Vox Sanguinis and Transfusion Today (both paper and online)
   • have online access to Working Party material • receive the monthly E-news
   • be eligible to nominate candidates for elections to the Board of Directors
   • receive registration discount at ISBT congresses

Fees
The cost of becoming an Affiliate member of ISBT depends on the UNHDI of the country where the affiliate is located, and the number of members the national society, blood centre or blood service has.

National blood transfusion societies, blood services and blood centres in medium and low income countries according to the UNHDI pay €1,- per member, with a minimum of €100 for blood centres and blood services, and a minimum of €200 for national societies.

National blood transfusion societies, blood services and blood centres in high and very high income countries according to the UNHDI pay €2,- per member, with a minimum of €100 for blood centres and blood services, and a minimum of €200 for national societies.

If your organisation would like to apply for affiliate membership, or if you have further questions about becoming an affiliate member of ISBT please request an application form by sending an email to the ISBT stakeholder coordinator Bodine van Wingerden at wingerden@remove-this.isbtweb.org

Click here to submit the ISBT Affiliate Membership Application Form

This membership year we will change our fee structure for all members of ISBT.
We adopted the World Bank Index as a measure to determine the height of the ISBT membership fee. Two new membership categories will be added: Allied Health Professionals and Transfusion Practitioners. Click on the categories to view a list of alternative names and find the category that may fit your situation. 

 

All fees are in Euros €

The ISBT Membership year is from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.

 

Individual membership≤ 35 years*35-70 years≥ 70 yearsAllied Health ProfessionalTransfusion Practitioner
Very High60120906060
Upper Middle6090606060
Lower Middle3060453030
Low3060453030
ExemptBy application

* If you apply for the under 35 year discount you will only be able to access Vox Sanguinis and Transfusion Today online. 

 

 

FAQ

If you have a question about becoming a new ISBT member, renewing your ISBT membership or changing your details, please have a look at these FAQ’s to see if they answer your question. If you still have a question after reading this, please contact the membership department of ISBT.

To join as a new member, please click on the button "Sign up now" and complete the form. After completing and sending the form, you will receive a confirmation email where you need to click on the confirmation link.

After you confirmed the first email you will receive a second email. Please click on the hyperlink to proceed to “Payments”, to pay online (credit card/PayPal/recurring direct debit). If you do have no credit card or PayPal, please send an email to the membership department to offer you a different paying method.

 

 

The amount you need to pay for one year membership of ISBT, depends on your country and your age. For more details, please click on "Fees" which you will find under "Types of membership".

Individual membership is for individuals who have demonstrated a sustained interest in the field of blood transfusion medicine and science or related disciplines. Individual membership includes:

  • Access to the ISBT Academy ePortal (including congress webcasts and presentations)
  • Subscription for Vox Sanguinis (paper + online)*
  • Receipt of Transfusion Today (paper + online)*
  • Receipt of the monthly E-news
  • Registration discount at ISBT congresses
  • Online access to Working Party material
  • Voting at yearly General Assembly
  • Nominating candidates for elections to the Board of Directors
  • Opportunity to be elected to the ISBT Board of Directors

* Online access only for 35 years and under fee

Fees are based on age and country. For those of 35 years or under we offer a discounted membership.

Yes, invoices are available in PDF-format on the membership part of our website. Please login, proceed to Payments, click on the payment you need the invoice for and choose “download”.

The membership year of ISBT is valid from 1 April until 31 March.

You can retrieve your membership number by logging in (using the email address you entered before and your password) and proceed to Profile/Edit Profile. At the top, you will see “Membership number”.

The system has generated the fee based on a different date of birth. Please contact the ISBT Membership Department at to ask to reset your fee.

The system has generated the fee based on a different date of birth. Please contact the ISBT Membership Department to ask to reset your fee.

To renew your membership go to www.isbtweb.org/membership, fill in your email address and your password (if you forgot your password, please click on “Forgot your password?”) and click “Login”. Under Payments you will see your outstanding payments. If you do not see any outstanding payments, your membership might be inactive. Please contact the membership department to ask to enable your membership, or register as a new member (see “How do I join as a new member").

Most likely you did not enter the correct username or password. Please make sure that you enter the correct username or password. If you still have any difficulties, please contact the membership department.

The dots are an encryption to your password, as a safety procedure in the membership system. This is not an error.

Please click on “Forgot your password?” (you need to enter the email address that is currently in the membership database). If you still have any difficulties please send an email.

One or more address details are missing. Please check if you completed all address details i.e. street address, postal code, etc. You can check and change by logging in on the Membership part of the website and choose Edit Profile.

Update your email address by logging in (use your current email address, and password), and choose Edit Profile where you can change your email address. You will receive a confirmation in your new email address inbox.

Please first check that your address details are still correct in the membership database (you can view and edit your address details by logging in and choose Edit Profile). If you need access instructions to the Wiley website, please send an email.

GET IN TOUCH

Mildred Kada

Mildred Kada

ISBT Membership Manager

E-mail
Marnixstraat 317
1016 TB Amsterdam
The Netherlands