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American Association of Blood Banks - AABB
Established in 1947, the American Association of Blood Banks is an international association of blood banks, including hospital and community blood centers, transfusion and transplantation services and individuals involved in activities related to transfusion and transplantation medicine.

American Society of Hematology
The American Society of Hematology (ASH) represents over 9,500 clinicians and scientists committed to promoting and fostering the exchange and diffusion of information and ideas relating to blood, blood-forming tissues, and blood diseases.

America's Blood Centers - ABC
Founded in 1962, America's Blood Centers (ABC) is the national network of non-profit, independent community blood centers.

Armed Services Blood Program
The Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) consists of approximately 81 blood banks and blood donor centers worldwide, including 36 FDA blood donor centers.

Australasian Society of Blood Transfusion - ASBT
The Australasian Society of Blood Transfusion (ASBT) comprises members from diverse scientific, technical and medical backgrounds working within the area of Blood Tranfusion within Australia and New Zealand.

An Online Resource for Haematology Education and news

British Blood Transfusion Society
The British Blood Transfusion Society advances the study of blood transfusion (including immunohaematology) and promotes research and development into all aspects of blood transfusion practice.

Canadian Blood Services - CBS
English version of the Canadian Blood Services site.

Hema Quebec
Link to the english version of the blood service of Quebec.

National Blood Authority - England
The National Blood Authority (NBA) was set up as a Special Health Authority, within the National Health Service, in April 1993 to manage all NHS blood centres in England. It replaced the Central Blood Laboratories Authority and the National Directorate of the National Blood Transfusion Service.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) in the US provides leadership for a national program in diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, and blood.

Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service
The National Blood Transfusion Service of Scotland

Welsh Blood Service
The Welsh Blood Service is a National Health Service unit, part of a Hospital Trust, responsible to the Welsh Assembly.

World Health Day 2000 : Blood Saves Lives
A special site for World Health Day 2000 with the theme Blood Saves Lives.

Yahoo List of Blood Organisations
This page has links to many regional blood organisations around the U.S.

National Blood Centre, James's Street, Dublin 8.       Tel: 00 353 1 4322800       Fax: 00 353 1 4322930