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2016-01-21 Quality Terminomogy English/Spanish translation -basic terminology to assist in raising awareness and understanding about quality in transplantation. Developed in conjunction with the LABMT.

Updated 2013-2014 Comparison of Cellular Therapy Standards - crosswalk documents now posted on web site.

2015 Article on training practices of cell processing laboratory staff
The results of the 2013 survey on training for laboratory staff are now published in Cytotherapy Keever-Taylor et al (2015). Training practices of cell processing laboratory staff: analysis of a survey by the Alliance for Harmonization of Cellular Therapy Accreditation. Cytotherapy, (August). doi:10.1016/j.jcyt.2015.08.006.

Go to the article here.

Essential Elements - Cell & Tissue Administration - 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

WMDA Import / Export survey - participate here.

AHCTA is a member of the The Worldwide Network for Blood and Marrow Transplantation  (WBMT) and forms the WBMT Committee of Accreditation.

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
Latin American Bone Marrow Transplantation LABMT
National Marrow Donor Program NMDP
World Marrow Donor Association WMDA