Introduction

The African Society for Blood Transfusion (AfSBT) in collaboration with the Tanzania National Blood Transfusion Services brings you the 09th Edition of its Biennial Scientific Congress, taking place at The Tanzania Convention Centre in Arusha, United Republic of Tanzania from 19 to 22 June 2018.

Theme

The Congress is running under the theme: “Reducing Maternal and Newborn Mortality: The Role of Safe Blood Transfusion”
The Congress is held in a different African country every two years, with the host country alternating between Anglophone and Francophone countries. The congress brings together world experts in transfusion science, transfusion medicine, policymakers and other key stakeholders who all have a role in the field of blood transfusion. The Arusha 2018 Congress is expected to be attended by more than 350 delegates and shall be the ideal setting to network with professionals in the field, share experiences, make acquaintances, renew friendships and also find some time to visit the wonders of the beautiful host country.

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