ISBT Webinar Series: COVID-19 Transfusion Education

How do we secure a safe blood supply during the current Corona Crisis?

April 22, 2020 | 9:00AM to 10:00AM (EDT)


Presented by:

Karin Magnussen
Medical Director, Blood Center and Medical Biochemistry
Innlandet Hospital Trust, Norway

Cliff Numark
Chief of Marketing
Vitalant (a nonprofit that collects blood from volunteer donors and provides blood, blood products and services across the United States)

Vincenzo De Angelis
Medical Director, Department of Transfusion Medicine
Udine University Hospital, Italy.

Flemming Bøgh-Sørensen
Blood Donation General Secretary, Denmark


We all have many unknowns and questions regarding donors and blood donations during the current SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. This webinar will address these both from the point of the donors and the blood centres.

Level of education required (1-5): 1, Fundamental Awareness (basic knowledge). This is recommended for anyone working in the field of blood donation. The target audience includes blood bankers, donor recruiters and managers.


What is the ISBT webinar series?
The International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT) webinars are online lectures on a wide range of transfusion medicine-related topics presented by experts. The webinars are hosted monthly and are accessible for ISBT members. After attending a webinar you can receive a certificate of attendance upon request. 

How can I attend an ISBT webinar?
For each webinar, members of ISBT receive an invitation via email with the registration link. Questions about the webinars can be sent to the ISBT Communications Coordinator: