Come to the conference “Vein to Vein”


To celebrate the donation of blood and blood transfusions, the 75th anniversary of Estonia organizes the North Estonian Medical Centre Blood Center on Friday, November 11, 2016 Conference “Vein to Vein: 75 years of blood donations and transfusions in Estonia.” The conference will take place in North Estonia Regional Hospital E-housing hall, J. Sütiste 21st 

75 years of blood donations and transfusions in Estonia


10:30-11:00        Registration, coffee+snacks

11:00-11:30        Opening words, VIP greetings, briefly about history. Riin Kullaste, Andrus Remmelgas NEMC BC

11:30-11:50        Does donating have impact on donor health? Katja van den Hurk, Sanquin

11:50-12:10        Donor deferrals. Is donating blood a human right or privilege? Johanna Castren, Finnish RBC

12:10-12:30       20 years of blood infomation system in Estonia. Kaja Hanstein, Gennet Lab

12:30-12:50        Estonian Donor Registry – just a dream or the pragmatic need? Tiina Drell, Ministry of Social Affairs

12:50-13:30        Lunch brake

13:30-13:50       News what the molecular diagnostics can tell us about red cells. Ulvi-Kaire Kongo, NEMC BC Referentlab

13:50-14:20        Transfusion practices in UK. Simon Stanworth, NHS Blood and Transplant

14:20-14:40        Transfusion practices in Estonia. Estonian guidelines. Kadri Rohtla, NEMC

14:40-15:00        Hemovigilans in Estonia. Triin Suvi, State Drug Agency

15:00                     Closing remarks