The International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT) is highly committed to organize fully compliant and independent educational and scientific meetings.
The MedTech Europe Code of Ethical Business Practice regulates all aspects of the industry’s relationship with Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) and Healthcare Organisations (HCOs), such as company-organised events, arrangements with consultants, research and financial support to medical education, amongst others.
The 2018 International congress is confirmed to be compliant. You can verify the status of the Toronto congress via this link.
MCI Group, ISBT’s appointed Professional Congress Organizer, is in the process of completing the certificate for the MedTech Ethical Charter. This certificate ensures that MCI commits to the appropriate application of the MedTech Europe Code provisions to the educational events for which MCI seeks industry’s financial support, such as the 29th Regional Congress of the ISBT in Basel, Switzerland in 2019.
Each company is responsible for conducting its business in full compliance with all national and international laws and regulations that pertain to its particular industry, and that prior to their application a compliance officer has approved the specific sponsorship item(s).