A two-day international workshop was held on Strengthening
Leadership and Governance of National Blood Services with the participation of
11 trainees from countries such as Qatar, India, Oman and Mongolia from 30
September-1 October, 2018.
The workshop was conducted as a part of IBTO’s activities as
a WHO Collaborating Center on Research & Training on Blood Safety.
IBTO’s Deputy for Quality Control & Quality Assurance
and Deputy of Modern Technologies organized the workshop in cooperation with
Iranian Food & Drug Administration.
Two invited speakers from WHO EMRO and Paul Ehrlich
institute presented the lectures on the role and importance of National
Regulatory Authority (NRA) in national blood transfusion systems.
Visits to Quality Control Laboratory and Tehran Blood
Transfusion Center were also made as practical parts of workshop.