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Are you working in transfusion medicine and looking for:

  • Educational material?
  • The latest news in your field?
  • A global network of professionals with similar interests?
  • Opportunities to meet people from around the world and share knowledge?

As a member of ISBT, you have access to the ISBT Academy ePortal that includes educational material. You are constantly being informed about important news in your profession via our E-news and the website. You can also connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. There are unique networking possibilities at our congresses and the opportunity to participate in the Working Parties. If you are a Young Investigator you can meet up at special events at ISBT congresses and online through our Young Investigators group on the ISBT Forum. If you are 35 years and under, join here at the significantly reduced rate. Being an ISBT member will definitely benefit your professional development.

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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 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. Please note, if you live in a Low Development country, you will always receive the full membership, while you pay EUR 55 per year.

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 is currently under review, and it is the goal of the Standing Committee on Ethics to agree on a revision during the General Assembly at the Copenhagen Congress in June 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

All fees are in Euros €

The ISBT Membership year is from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018.

 

Individual membership

≤ 35 years

36-69 years

≥ 70 years

High/Very High HDI

55*

110

100

Medium HDI

55*

80

75

Low HDI

55

45

Exempt

By application

 

 * If you apply for the under 35 year discount you will only be able to access  Vox Sanguinis and Transfusion Today online. If you live in a Low Development country you will alwyas receive the full membership for 55 euros a year. 

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Mildred Kada

Mildred Kada

ISBT Membership Manager

E-mail
Marnixstraat 317
1016 TB Amsterdam
The Netherlands