Blood Directive

Blood Directive

An EU mandate to ensure that blood and its components are of comparable quality and safe along the entire blood transfusion chain in all Member States of the European Community, bearing in mind the freedom of movement of citizens within EC territory.
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Such a plan will need to be reflected in an update to the European Blood Directive and implemented across Europe.
Also reinforcing the use of new blood safety technology is the EU Blood directive, which the European Parliament and Council approved in December 2002 to introduce wide uniformity of safety standards for human blood and blood components and to increase the quality and safety of blood throughout Europe.
For the time being, Libya does not comply with World Health Organization (WHO) Blood Directives produced in 2006.