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Health 01-04-2021

COVID-19 plasma therapy comes handy either way, EU Commission says

Even though the efficiency of plasma therapies against COVID-19 are not yet demonstrated, increasing Europe's blood collection capacity will contribute to address chronic shortages, the European Commission has said.
Health 17-03-2021

COVID-19 pandemic casts new light on plasma therapies

The use of COVID-19 convalescent plasma (CCP) as a therapeutic option, despite its ups and downs, has shown the European Union's renewed interest in plasma-derived medicinal products (PDMPs).
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Health 17-03-2021

Europe needs to collect more plasma

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Plasma-derived medicinal products (PDMPs), derived from human plasma from healthy donors, are essential for around 300,000 European patients who rely on these therapies to treat a variety of rare, chronic, and potentially life-threatening conditions, which are often genetic in origin....
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Health 01-02-2021

Stella Kyriakides, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety at the Global Plasma Summit

Remarks on establishing a reliable supply of therapies, the urgent need to increase plasma collection across the EU, and the impact of the COVID-19 on the plasma donation system (as of October 2020), presented at the Global Plasma Summit.

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The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) is the global industry trade association with a strong European presence representing the private sector manufacturers of plasma-derived medicinal products (PDMPs), and privately-owned plasma donation centres, which includes more than 150 centres in Europe. PPTA is steadfast in its mission to promote the availability of, and access to, safe and effective plasma protein therapies for patients around the world.






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