Strengthening of the Blood Safety System

Strengthening of the Blood Safety System

project details

  • Status: Past projects | Ref. number: EuropeAid/130132/D/SER/MK | Country: The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia | Donor: / | Consortium:  / | Project website: /
  • Start date - End date: 01.05.2013. - 25.06.2014.
  • category: Past,

Published: 27.02.2015.

Status: Past projectsRef. number: EuropeAid/130132/D/SER/MK , Country: The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Donor: , Consortium: , Project website:

Start date: 01.05.2013. – End date: 25.06.2014.

Project description

The overall objective of this project is to provide quality, efficient and continuous health care to the population of the Macedonia through providing safety of blood and blood components, as well as through protecting from communicable diseases.

More specifically, this project will establish an integrated, well-coordinated and sustainable blood safety system that provides for accessible blood and blood products with high quality and safety that will prevent communicable diseases, serving the main functions of the national healthcare system and providing for efficient and effective health care in emergencies (both nationally and regionally).

The purposes of the project are:

  • Appropriate implementation of the national legislation in the area of blood safety, aligned with the EU Acquis;
  • Strengthening the capacities of health professionals working in the filed for proper implementation of the blood system and providing adequate and timely supplies of safe blood for all patients in need.

The Project is funded by the European Union and implemented from May 2013 until June 2014, by ECG in Consortium with Epos Health Management and the Serbian Institute for Blood Transfusion.