Day/date Time Session Time Topic Speaker Chairpersons
Thurs 21 June 08:30-09:45 Plenary 3 Legislation and regulation 08:30-08:50 International Regulatory Framework: Europe Washington Samukage, PEI JB Tapko, Cameroon
08:50-09:05 Regulatory framework, Ghana’s experience Justina Ansah, Ghana Faten Moftah, Egypt
09:05-09:25 Overview on Tunisian legislation Kamel Boukef, Tunisia Anthon Heyns, South Africa
09:25-09:45 AfSBT-PEI Collaboration in Regulation of blood services Verena Klumpers, PEI
09:45-10:30 Parallel 4 Research Development 9:45-10:00 Bacteriological contamination of blood product Shirley Owusu-Ofori , Ghana Swaibu Katare, Rwanda
10:00-10:15 Using a motivator and deterrent questionnaire to predict actual donation return behavior among first-time African origin blood donors in South Africa Ute Jentsch, South Africa Tonderai Mapako, Zimbabwe
10:15-10:30 Importance of research for improving effectiveness of blood services in sub-Saharan Africa Imelda bates, UK
Parallel 5 Transfusion Transmissible Infections (TTIs) 9:45-10:00 HBV infection rates in South African National Blood Service (SANBS) donors born before and after the implementation of universal HBV vaccination Charl Coleman, South Africa Charles Rombo, Kenya
10:00-10:15 Elements of national screening algorithm for transfusion transmitted diseases Magdy El Ekiaby, Egypt Martin Smid , Netherlands
10:15-10:30 Pre-donation screening for hepatitis B surface antigen reduced the proportion of blood discards at fort portal regional blood bank Mugume A, Uganda
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Parallel 6 AfSBT Standards and Step-Wise Accreditation Programme (SWAP) 11:00-11:20 Overview of the AfSBT Step-Wise Accreditation Programme Claude Tayou Tagny, Cameroon JB Tapko, Cameroon
11:20-11:40 Update on implementation of the Accreditation porgramme in Tanzania Dunstan Haule, Tanzania Mohamed Farouk, Egypt
11:40-12:00 Success story of implementation of Accreditation porgramme in Namibia Israel Chipare, Namibia Crispen Dandavere, AABB
12:00-12:30 You ask, SWAP answers Open discussion
Parallel 7 Maternal, fetal and neonatal clinical transfusion practice 11:00-11:20 Modelling Blood Transfusion Services to Merge with Maternal Health Programs Magdalena Lyimo, Tanzania
11:20-11:40 Transfusion practice in Côte d’Ivoire Sekongo Mamadou , Côte d’Ivoire Oliver Hassal, UK
11:40-12:00 Transfusion practice in Senegal Saliou Diop, Senegal Erica Wood, Australia
12:00-12:15 Transfusion strategy of severe postpartum haemorrhage: retrospective studies of 47 cases at good shepherd hospital in DR Congo Jean Paul Ilunga Mulaja, DR Congo Claude Tayou Tagny, Cameroon
12:15-12:30 Delivery outcome in patients with sickle cell disease on transfusion regimen in Zaria, north-west, Nigeria Hassan A, Nigeria
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break and Sponsored Lunch Symposia
14:00-15:00 Parallel 8 Access to safe blood in low-income and middle-income countries 14:00-14:15 Availability and accessibility of blood in resource limited settings Paul Ashford, UK Jo Wiersum, Netherlands
14:15-14:30 The Red Cross / Red Crescent movement in global blood safety Claudio Zaugg, Swiss Red Cross Gabriel Muyinda, Zambia
14:30-14:45 Blood Services Experiences in some African countries Faten Moftah, Egypt
14:45-15:00 Availability and safety of blood transfusion in humanitarian emergencies Yetmgeta E. Abdella, WHO EMRO
Parallel 9 Management of blood transfusion services 14:00-14:15 Sécurité transfusionnelle en Afrique sub-saharienne : Heurs et défis du système transfusionnel au Burkina Faso Honorine Dahourou, Burkina Faso David Mvere, Zimbabwe
14:15-14:30 Importance of education and training in accdredited facilities for improving quality Breuninger Michele, South Africa Saliou Diop, Senegal
14:30-14:45 Nurses’ knowledge concerning the handling of blood and blood products at universitas academic hospital Claire Barrett, South Africa
14:45-15:00 Evaluation of acceptance testing metrics to assess the Egyptian blood management system (BMS) Ahmed El Gohary, Egypt
Parallel 10 Blood donor programmes 14:00-14:15 Introducing Thank-the-Donor: An Innovative Relationship Management Tool Gavin Evans, UK Ludovic Yaovi Anani, Benin
14:15-14:30 Updates on characteristics of blood donors, donations and services in 38 French-speaking blood facilities Claude Tayou Tagny, Cameroon Lesley Bust, South Africa
14:30-14:45 Donor management: what can we learn from the European perspective Martin Smid, Netherlands
14:45-15:00 Essential organizational structure for blood donor
recruitment and blood collection
Aisha Mukami Dafalla, Kenya
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-1700 Poster session (2) Moderators Jean-Claude Faber, Luxembourg
Prof. Saliou Diop, Senegal
Paul Ashford, UK