The projects amendmend request to prolong the project has been approved. The project will end the 31st of March 2017. You will find a revised description of actions, deliverables and timetable here.
Year – 2015
The presentations from the HCWH webinar, as well as the recording, are now available online here.
This week the first test of the new PVC free blood bags, with human blood, started in Stockholm at Karolinska Universiy Hospital. Alica Ravizza, appointed R&D by Haemotronic, and Hans Gulliksson, Associate professor in Experimental Transfusion Medicine at Karolinska University Hospital were supervising the first blood donations for the in-vitro evaluations. They were both very delighted to see […]
Project manager Lena Stigh has been participating in a EBA, European Blood Alliance, meeting in Birmingham the 16th of October. She was invited by the EBA’s procurement officer to this technical committee meeting to inform about the project. This was followed by questions and interesting discussions.
VG Forbruker has published an article regarding the use of products with DEHP in Norwegian hospitals. “It is 20 years since the risks with this phthalate first was known. This toxic should not exist close to sick people”, says Gunstein Instefjord the director for product safety within the Forbrukarerrådet – Norwegian Consumer Council – in […]
The third Newsletter is released.
New report from HCWH about EDC’s in healthcare Read it
Recording of project movie at Karolinska – soon available at the website.
Project partner Primos article regarding the project Blood bags are one of the remaining products in which PVC remains the material of choice, mostly because developing alternative materials and devising new production methods are costly endeavours. Primo is a partner in a project with the aim to develop a viable and marketable blood bag entirely […]