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  • Relay for Life------Hua’an Medics Donate Blood
  • Warm Blood, Bloom of Youth

    From November 14 to 16, a blood donation activity themed on True Love Flows was jointly organized by Xuzhou Regional Blood Station and Jiangsu College of Safety Technology(JCST) in Yunlong and Jiawang Campus. A total of 653 students registered, and 194,400mL of whole blood was donated, which has heat the wave of love.

    On the morning of November 14, donors queued in the Su’an library to register and accept blood screen. LI Wei, a freshman from the School of Electrical Engineering, successfully donated 200mL of blood, and said "I’m so glad to realize my dream to donate blood. It makes me feel like growing up. And I’ll keep on donating in the future". On November 16, the enthusiasm of blood donation spread to Jiawang Campus, where all the donors showed their social responsibilities and commitments as the new generation college students. Besides, they expressed that they would encourage more people to participate in blood donation and propagate positive energy to the society.

    According to Mr. ZHAO Qi, director of the academic work department, JCST, blood donation activities have been organized for many years, which was a critical carrier to cultivate ideology and morality of college students, and to realize the value of life. He also expressed that, as a twice winner of Advanced Unit of Blood Donation, JCST, in future, would continue to transmit warmth and love, advocating more young students to participate in blood donation to save lives.


    Source: Xuzhou Regional Blood Station.

    Translated by SHI Lili;

    Reviewed by FENG Chenchen, ZHU Shanshan.

  • China-ASEAN Blood Safety Forum and International Symposium on Transfusion-Transmitted (Mosquito-borne) Pathogens Held in Nanning

    From November 14 to 18, 2022, Workshop on Key Technologies for Prevention and Control for Emerging and Re-emerging Pathogens and Capacity Building for Blood Safety in “the Belt and Road Countries” and ASEAN, China-ASEAN Blood Safety Forum and International Symposium on Transfusion-transmitted (Mosquito-borne) Pathogens, was successfully held in Nanning, Guangxi. This forum was mainly hosted by the Department of Human Resources and Social Security of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region  and  Nanning Regional Blood Station, and co-organized by the Institute of Blood Transfusion, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (Peking Union Medical College) , Guangzhou Blood Center, Working Party on Transfusion Transmitted Infectious Diseases of CSBT (CSBT/TTD), and Education Committee of CSBT (CSBT/EC). The 5-day forum was conducted both online and offline, inviting experts and scholars from China and other ASEAN countries to discuss in certain academic fields, contributing their wisdom and strength to China-ASEAN blood safety cooperation and development.


    As the first blood establishment hosting advanced training program of the National Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, Nanning Regional Blood Station invited domestic and foreign experts in the fields of transfusion-transmitted diseases and blood safety to present lectures and discussions on Overview of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Research on HIV Blood Safety Prevention and Control Based on Molecular Epidemiology, Virus Inactivation Technology and Blood Safety, as well as other cutting-edge theory and technology, current situation and outlook. Experts from the National Blood Centers of Laos and Nepal also participated online and jointly discussed on aspects of blood transfusion safety improvement, international cooperation and exchange promotion, public health capacity-building, thereby enhancing the academic level of blood transfusion medicine in China and encouraging the clinical research on transfusion-transmitted diseases (pathogens) among blood establishments. According to figures, there were 7,432 peers attending the forum, among which, 1,102 online participants from Laos and Nepal, and nearly 200 offline participants from Guangxi.


    Translated by TANG Xinyi;

    Reviewed by FENG Chenchen, ZHU Shanshan.

  • The Champion City of Shenzhen——Annual Hematopoietic Stem Cells Donations Reaches 100 Cases

    November 4, 2022, an ordinary work day, but for MO Jianxian born post 1995, it was a day unforgettable. On that day, he became Shenzen’s 100th hematopoietic stem cell donor in 2022, which brought hope to the transplant waiting patient, and also made Shenzhen the annual champion city in hematopoietic stem cells donations.


    MO said, “After graduation, I once passed by Luohu Bookstore blood donation site. When I donated whole blood, I registered for the China Marrow Donor Program. Several days ago, I got a phone call from Shenzhen Blood Center telling me a patient had a successful match with me. It made me a little nervous and excited as well. But I didn’t hesitate. For me, it would be quite an honor to help others.”  As a citizen graduated and settled in Shenzhen, he could reflect the Be a Shenzhener, Be a Volunteer spirit.


    The year of 2022 is extraordinary for hematopoietic stem cell donation industry in Shenzhen. The city has spent 10 years to push forward the donation from 0 to 100th. quoted by NING Li, director of Shenzhen Blood Center. He introduced that Shenzhen Marrow Gene Bank was established in August 2000; whereafter, China Marrow Program was relaunched in May 2001. In August 2001, the first icebreaker, Mr. PAN Qingwei donated hematopoietic stem cell in Shenzhen, making it the first donation of voluntary hematopoietic stem cells after the restart of the China Marrow Program. From the 1st donation to the 100th, the city took nearly a decade, however, in 2022, 100 donations just needed 10 months. What a progress!



    Source: Shenzhen Blood Center

    Translated by HU Wenjia;

    Reviewed by FENG Chenchen, ZHU Shanshan.

  • 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

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