FIODS Conference, Bruxelles – 28 October 2019

On the 28th October 2019 the European Commission organised a Conference to present and give stakeholders an opportunity to discuss the findings of its Evaluation of the EU blood and tissues and cells legislation, carried out since 2017.
The conference, moderated by Vivienne Parry – a well-known broadcaster and journalist – was attended by several stakeholders from blood and tissue establishments, national authorities, patient and donor associations and industry.  
On this occasion, FIODS was invited to present the point of view of donors and their associations in the Conference session dedicated to “The challenge of ensuring that all EU citizens affected by the BTC [blood, tissues, cells] chain are protected”.
The Conference highlighted many crucial topics (related, in particular, to donor protection, promotion of VNRD and need to ensure sufficiency for blood and blood components in every EU country) on which the Federation will keep working with its members and strategic partners in the following months.

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