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SURVEY November 2013
The Alliance for Harmonisation of Cellular Therapy Accreditation (AHCTA) requests processing facilities to complete a survey to assist with developing recommendations for cell processing laboratory staff qualifications, training and competency. Please limit your responses to just those staff responsible for the processing of minimally manipulated products like hematopoietic progenitor cells (HPC) for stem cell transplantation and therapeutic cells (TC)- T cells. Only a single response from each processing facility is required.

Go to the survey here.

Essential Elements - Cell & Tissue Administration
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intended for use as a resource for new or developing programs.  see Documents

Resources page
: compendium of sources of information for use by developing programs, transplant centers and cell processing laboratories

Comparison of Cellular Therapy Standards - crosswalk documents now posted on web site.

WMDA Import / Export survey - participate here.

The presentation "Harmonising Standards in SCT: An Update on AHCTA Initiatives" (K. Loper) from Tandem Meetings February 20, 2011, Honolulu are available from the Documents page.

AHCTA is pleased to announce it's participation in the The Worldwide Network for Blood and Marrow Transplantation  (WBMT) as the Committee of Accreditation.

The updated position paper Towards a Global Standard for Donation, Procurement, Testing, and Distribution of HSC and Related Cellular Therapies is available from the Documents page.

The following organisations are members of AHCTA

American Association of Blood Banks AABB
Asia Pacific Blood and Marrow Transplantation Group APBMT
American Society for Blood & Marrow Transplantation
Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research  CIBMTR
Eastern Mediterranean Blood and Marrow Transplantation EMBMT
European Federation for Immunogenetics
European Group for Blood & Marrow Transplantation
Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy
International NETCORD Foundation NETCORD
International Society of Blood Transfusion ISBT
International Society for Cellular Therapy (Europe)
Joint Accreditation Committee ISCT (Europe)-EBMT
National Marrow Donor Program NMDP
World Marrow Donor Association WMDA