The manual aims to provide guidance to National Societies that are engaged in any level in supporting their national blood programme.
Overview: The manual:
  • Identifies the features of sustainable Red Cross/Red Crescent (RC/RC) blood programmes;
  • Describes the international standards that National Societies should adhere to when maintaining a blood programme;
  • Assists member societies to assess the risks of blood service provision;
  • References World Health Organisation (WHO) and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) policies and guidelines;
  • Provides a unique RC/RC perspective on the different aspects of maintaining a blood programme.

Usage: Guidance for implementation

Audience: National Society staff

Reference: Global Advisory Panel (GAP) on Corporate Governance and Risk Management of Blood Services in Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies


Document Data

Author: IFRC, WHO
Publication date: August 1, 2014
Status: Final Type: PDF Size (MB): Size: 5.7
Country: Global
Theme(s): Health
Tagged in: Blood donation
Resource type: Guidelines

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