The 3rd International Congress of Transfusion Medicine on "Evidence- based Use of Blood Components and Plasma Derived Medicines" will be held in Tehran on December 15 to 17, 2015.
After holding two successful international congresses in 2007 and 2011, which brought together more than a thousand of professionals from all over the word, this year our scientific committee decided to address one of the main challenges in transfusion medicine which is Evidence-Based Use of Blood Components and Plasma Derived Medicines. Said Dr. Pourfathollah ( The president of the Congress) in his welcoming message.
The evidences showed that the irrational use of blood and blood components is one of the main concerns of blood providers. The WHO strategy for blood safety emphasizes the need to reduce unnecessary transfusions through the appropriate clinical use of blood and using blood alternatives. We developed an exciting scientific program that covers a wide range of topics to meet the needs of everyone working in this area of medicine such as nurses, surgeons, hematologists and the staff of blood services and laboratories. He added.
The main topics of the congress are:
A. Patient Blood Management
B. Blood Safety & Quality Control
C. Thromboses & Homeostasis, Pediatric Hematology
D. Cell Therapy, Donor & Donation
E. Immunoheamatology and Anesthesiology