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Highlights of Past EHA (HOPE) EMEA 2020
In the second weekend of October, EHA and the Turkish Society of Hematology (TSH) kicked-off the very first virtual HOPE meeting. The meeting was attended by more than 300 attendees from Turkey, the Middle East, North Africa and the Balkan (EMEA) region, in total 34 countries were represented.
Meet Shai Izraeli, our volunteer of the month
Professor Shai Izraeli been involved in EHA since 2006 and has been a member of several Committees at EHA ever since. He is currently the EHA Treasurer, a member of the Executive Board, and the incoming Chair of the Research Committee. Meet Prof Izraeli and learn about what he does and why he has been volunteering for EHA for all these years.
Reducing bureaucracy in clinical trials: now is the time!
Excessive administrative demands lead to rising costs and complexity, stagnation of clinical research in Europe, fewer academic clinical trials and limited access to innovative treatments.
Meet Achille Iolascon, our Volunteer of the Month
I serve the EHA as chairman of the Study working group on “Red cells and iron” since June 2014. It was a very fruitful and exciting period.
EHA-Baltic Hematology Tutorial on Bleeding Disorders & Thrombosis
EHA IN COLLABORATION WITH BALTIC SOCIETIES CONCLUDE THE FIRST HYBRID TUTORIAL MEETING IN EHA HISTORY!
Meet Robin Foà, our Volunteer of the Month
Professor Robin Foà has been a member of EHA from its beginning and has participated in all EHA Congresses. He was EHA President in 2009-2011, has participated in many educational activities of the association and is currently a member of the Global Outreach Program Committee of EHA.
EHA25 Virtual | News Room
Welcome to the news room of EHA25 Virtual where you can find the most relevant news items. Feel free to browse through the latest press releases below and make sure to keep an eye on this page for upcoming news items.
Meet Gert Ossenkoppele, our Volunteer of the Month
I am lucky to be one of the first members of the EHA (member number 34). I am involved as volunteer since 2009...
Call for urgent action on medicine shortages in Europe
EPHA published a position paper on medicine shortages in Europe. EHA welcomes its recommendations to address the increasing shortages crisis, which threatens patient outcomes and patient safety.
EHA-ISHBT Hematology Tutorial 2020
The 4th EHA-ISHBT Hematology Tutorial on Hematological Disorders was held on February 28 and 29 in Chandigarh, India, and chaired by Prof John Gribben, Prof Neelam Varma and Prof Pankaj Malhotra.
Guidelines for hematologists
EHA creates clinical practice guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of hematologic diseases. View the EHA methodology for guidelines, EHA Guidelines by topic and Guidelines produced by other societies and endorsed by EHA
Recommendation for hematologists in COVID-19 crisis
As COVID19 progresses limited information is available in hematology to manage patient care during the pandemic. The EHA Scientific Working Group Infections in Hematology has developed key questions and answers to stand by hematology professionals in the COVID19 crisis.
EHA statement on coronavirus (COVID-19)
The European Hematology Association (EHA) closely monitors the latest developments on the spreading of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Meet Eva Hellström-Lindberg, our Volunteer of the Month
I was nominated to be on the EHA Ballot in 2000 and to my surprise and happiness, I was elected as Councilor. I became President-elect in 2003 and was the EHA President 2005-2007.
ATMPs and CAR-T: the uptake challenge
Advanced therapy medicinal products (ATMPs) are a game changer for improving the lives of patients with severe to life-threatening diseases. Yet, despite fast-paced innovation in the field, few ATMPs have reached the EU market and benefited patients. The challenges facing their adoption by health systems are complex. A test case is the uptake of CAR T-cell therapy; what are the hurdles and what action is needed from stakeholders?