Publication: Revisiting the use and management of blood in Europe, in times of crisis and beyond

In a stakeholder opinion piece published in Euractiv, Dr Androulla Eleftheriou, Dr Axel Hofmann and Prof Norbert Gattermann reflect on Europe’s blood supply, approaches to the use of blood in the care of patients with long-term chronic diseases; and how the COVID-19 pandemic has outlined some of the existing challenges in the blood ecosystem and medical care. They make a parallel with the ongoing evaluation of the EU Blood Directive and the ways in which EU policies could help strengthen healthcare systems and support blood sustainability in the long term, towards better patients’ outcomes. You can find the article here.