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  • New Book Releases: Blue Book of Blood Collection and Supply Services --Annual Report on Development of China’s Blood Collection and Supply Industry (2022)

    The book launch of Annual Report on Development of China Blood Transfusion Industry (2022), compiled by CSBT, was held through online live broadcast on the afternoon of September 23. Members attended the book launch were GONG Jiwu, Chief Creator and Editor; REN Wenwu, Director of City and Green Development Branch of Social Sciences Literature Publishing House; GENG Hongwu, Executive Editor; HU Wei and LUO QunDeputy Chief Editors.


    This blue book, jointly written by domestic experts, discusses the development of blood transfusion industry in 2021 and shows professional experience, independent views, and expectations.



    The book consists of eight parts:

    Part  General Report  provides an analysis and prospects on the development of China’s blood collection and supply industry in 2021, including blood collection and supply, clinical blood transfusion, the release of standard consensus and academic education exchange activities.

    Part  Provincial-level Report  provides reports of blood collection and supply in three provinces and one region in the northwest of China.

    Part  Municipal-level Report  provides reports of blood collection and supply from five cities in Zhejiang Province, Yunnan Province, Hunan Province, Hebei Province, Liaoning Province, respectively and one district in Beijing.

    Part  Clinical Transfusion Report  provides reports regarding clinical blood transfusion management from five cities in Heilongjiang Province, Jilin Province, Liaoning Province, Shanxi Province and Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, respectively.

    Part  Monographic Reports  provides nine reports on specific topics including: the development of blood group gene detection technology in China; clinical transfusion management information system; the automation progress of blood screening; monitoring of quality indicators in blood screening laboratories; maternal immunohematology management; reagents for transfusion compatibility test; red cell antibody identification and the criteria for antibody screening cell; the application of HTLV-1/2 antibody screening among Chinese blood donors.

    Part  Case Report  provides five reports, including: model construction of blood supply and demand for emergent blood supply; clinical application of therapeutic plasma exchange in Shanghai; solutions to pediatric clinical blood transfusion problems; transfusion therapy for postpartum hemorrhage; the application of cloud platform for plasma aphaeresis establishment in Zhejiang Province.

    Part  Biography Report of Professor SHI Mingzhen, a pioneer of immunohematology in China .

    Part  Industry Chronicle  Chronicle of blood service in 2021.


    Reported by the CSBT Secretariat

    Translated by ZHANG Rui

    Reviewed by MA Ling, JIANG Nizhen

  • The 11th National Congress of CSBT Held in Dalian

    The 11th National Congress of CSBT, hosted by CSBT, undertaken by Education Committee of CSBT (CSBT/EC), Institute of Blood Transfusion (Chinese Academy of Medical Science) and Dalian Blood Centre was successfully held from September 21 to 23, 2022. This live online broadcast forum was rewarding and meaningful to nationwide transfusion peers.


    At the opening ceremony on September 21, President ZHU Yongming and other leaders of CSBT delivered speeches, which was presided over by Vice President YANG Huichuan. After the opening ceremony, conference reports, session reports and satellite sessions started via live broadcast. During 3 days, this congress streamed 33 conferences in 2 parallel sessions, including the opening and closing ceremonies, 2 conference reports, 6 satellite sessions, and 23 sessions held simultaneously by A/B venue. Six top experts at home and abroad were invited to share their wonderful reports, including Dr CAI Wei, Director of the Department of Blood Transfusion, Stanford University; Dr Daniele Ragne, French Blood Centre/French Blood Authority; Researcher WANG Xun, Shanghai Blood Centre; Researcher ZHAN Linsheng, Military Medical Research Institute, Military Academy of Sciences; Professor FU Yongshui, Guangzhou Blood Centre; and Professor YU Jia, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences. A total of 10 guidance reports and 166 oral speeches were invited in each sub venue.


    On the afternoon of September 23, the three-day live broadcasting Congress was successfully completed. President ZHU made a summary at the closing ceremony, which was witnessed by the online participants together with the conference hosts, presenters, branch secretaries, conference staff and other colleagues who had worked hard for the conference. DAI Suna, Vice President and Secretary-General of CSBT, presided over the closing ceremony. 


    The conference received a total of 1502 submissions, including 858 full-texts and 644 abstracts. The Chinese Journal of Blood Transfusion accepted 30 full-text ones. The conference proceedings including 1304 manuscripts and 872 posters were displayed on the website. At the closing ceremony, LA Guangzhong, from Ningxia Hui Autonomous Prefecture Regional Blood Bank, was awarded the Seedling Program. DUO Ji and WANG Shenglan from blood banks in remote areas were awarded the Hand in Hand Program. Forty-five speakers, including XU Min, were voted by the audience as the Best Oral Communication Speakers.


    President ZHU once again expressed his heartfelt thanks to the organizers, participating parties, fraternal associations (societies), members of the Scientific Committee of the Congress, the Editorial Board of the Chinese Journal of Blood Transfusion, as well as all the presenters, reporters and speakers, the organizers of Satellite Meeting, Secretariat of CSBT and the live broadcast service company for their concerted efforts and hard work; and expressed congratulations on the success of this Congress!



    Source: the CSBT Secretariat 

    Translated by YU Zhixuan

    Reviewed by FENG Chenchen, JIANG Nizhen

  • Continuous Promotion of Haemovigilance Training Course Held in Chongqing
  • Come and Donate Blood Duckgether(together) in the Mid-Autumn!
  • Red Power------Mobile Blood Bank on the Way
  • Light up China with Love on World Blood Donor Day 2022

    From June 7 to 21,2022, Light up China with Love for World Blood Donor Day(WBDD), jointly hosted by CSBT and Shenzhen Sharing Network Co., Ltd., and participated by 130 association members, had successfully attracted over 10,000 online attention. Landmark buildings in 120 cities were lit up during this festival.


    Light up China with love is an annual brand event of CSBT for WBDD. By means of Internet, CSBT aims to awaken more public concern and awareness of blood donation.


    Since the beginning of the event, netizens have shown great enthusiasm in concern and support for blood donation. By 24:00 on June 21st, more than 10,000 netizens had shown willingness to donate blood; 24,000 netizens had lit up their own blood donation day and created e-Certificates using their favorite images as background; and 15,000 netizens participated in the online quiz game to learn about blood donation; and 120 cities were lit up by more than 10,000 online clicks. Besides, CSBT member units had carried out kinds of offline activities for WBDD.


    The 2022 World Blood Donor Day slogan Donating blood is an act of solidarity. Join the effort and save lives” is to draw attention to the roles that voluntary blood donations play in saving lives. Through the Internet and social media platform, a wide public awareness of regular blood donation and safe blood is hoped to promoted.


    Reported by the CSBT Secretariat  

    Translated by ZHU Yunong

    Reviewed by MA Ling, JIANG Nizhen


  • CSBT Selected as the First List of Excellent Association Growth Plan
  • Virtual Forum on Haemovigilance
  • Yongming Zhu hosting the WHO advisory group meeting, discussing the proposal on harmonization of definitions/terminologies used in blood

    On March 4, 2022, a group meeting was hosted by WHO AG-BRAS to discuss the proposal on harmonization of definitions/terminologies used in blood. National and regional experts from North America, Europe, Middle East, South East Asia, West Pacific, and officials of WHO/BTT attended the meeting. This meeting was hosted by the Director of WHO Collaborating Centre for Blood Transfusion Service Prof. Yongming Zhu.

    Since the establishment of WHO AG-BRAS, 3 plenary meetings have been hold so far. The members of the advisory group listened to the debriefs given by WHO/BTT and regional offices, then discussed the key agenda in regard to the implementation of WHO 13th general programme of work and WHO action framework to advance universal access to safe, effective and quality-assured blood products. The main task proposed by the advisory group included: (1) collate and update any relevant documents published by WHO; (2) study the strategy to disseminate WHO products, including spread the use of “GBT plus Blood” in blood transfusion area; (3) harmonization of definitions/terminologies used in blood; (4) develop blood supply and support mechanism in time of emergency. Back on this February, a task force was formed by the advisory group to monitor and keep track of the working progress. Prof. Yongming Zhu was the person in charge of the terminology harmonization in the task force.

    Over the years, various documents published by WHO including act, guideline, handbook, teaching material and memorandum provide assurance and guidance on the promotion of Voluntary Non-Remunerated Blood Donation (VNRBD), as well as maintain the safety, accessibility and availability of blood. However, some common terminologies (include units) used in documents have inconsistent meaning or definition, which to some extent, compromise the correct apprehension of the document. It is also not uncommon to see the very same terminology being used in published documents and research studies for different purpose. As certain terminologies and units contained in the document do not come with any explanation or interpretation, the meaning of words may need to be guessed based on the context, and sometimes that will result in misinterpretation. Harmonization of definitions/terminologies used in blood is therefore important to promote the quality of information and data, improve analysis and decision-making ability, and facilitate operation of blood transfusion services.

    Shanghai Blood Center/WHO Collaborating Centre for Blood Transfusion Service in collaboration with domestic and international organizations and experts, have already started some preliminary work. The advisory group has listened the presentations and preparation reports and go over the goal, outcome and mechanism for current work. Harmonization of definitions/terminologies is a grand project, the meeting helps to sort out the priority and steps in order, and utilize any published documents available. The results will be reviewed in the next meeting (this May).



    Reported by Xun Wang

    Translated by Hong Liu

    Reviewed by Ziyan Zhu


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