Excellence Certificate awarded by ISBT, Amsterdam
It is our privilege to inform that Life Blood Centre, Rajkot, Gujarat, India has been awarded by International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT), Amsterdam “ISBT Award for Developing Countries 2020” on December 12, 2020.
The ISBT Award for Developing Country was initiated from 2012. The award is presented every two years to only one blood centre across the globe. It is awarded to blood centre from a Developing Country that has made a significant contribution in strengthening Blood Transfusion Practice within the country. This year due to pandemic international congress was organized virtually from December 12-16, 2020 at Amsterdam. Nearly 1700 delegates participated in the congress and professionals from over 100 countries had share their significant contribution.
Life Blood Centre is the only standalone blood bank from India to be honored with this prestigious award. Copy of excellence certificate is attached along with work of Life Blood Centre acknowledged by Professor Erica Wood - President of ISBT, Amsterdam for your kind reference.
Moreover, in year 2010, 2011 and 2019 Life Blood Centre was recognized at International conferences and received Harold Gunson Fellowship Award from ISBT and in 2020 our application on “Threat of dengue to blood safety in dengue-endemic region” was accepted in the innovative initiative of ISBT named “I TRY IT 2020”.
LBC work narrated by ISBT-President