From 2023, the Italian specialists of the National Blood Center (CNS) and the National Transplantation Center (CNT) will ensure the training of the inspection and biovigilance personnel of the competent authorities of all countries of the European Union in the field of blood, cells and tissues
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Hadea, the European Executive Agency for Health and Digitization, has entrusted the specialists of the National Blood Center (CNS) and the National Transplant Center (CNT) with the training of the inspection and biovigilance personnel of the competent authorities of all countries of the European Union on blood, cells and tissues. From 2023, the two centers of the Istituto Superiore di Sanità will provide the “Training and networking of the staff of the competent authorities for substances of human origin (SoHO) for surveillance” service.
How the training goes
As part of the European public health program EU4Health 2021-27, the activity aims to “develop a remote face-to-face training program aimed at the staff of national competent authorities for substances of human origin involved in surveillance activities, or supervision: inspections, supervision and evaluation of the manufacturing processes of the new products,” reads the press release. The training, which will involve approximately 1,500 professionals selected by the respective National Competent Authorities, will be divided into two phases: the first in e-learning and the second in attendance. The training activity, funded by the EU to the tune of EUR 1.9 million, will last three years, but can be extended for another two years. During the program, the two centers will benefit from the cooperation of the Zadig agency and the contribution from international experts.
Word to the specialists
“The choice of the European authorities to focus on the professionals present within the ISS is an honor for us, as it is a recognition of the hard work that has been done in recent years to improve the level of quality and safety in the health sector. to increase,” said National Blood Center director Vincenzo De Angelis. “The National Health Service’s transplant and transfusion networks have again achieved success, confirming their international leadership. We are very pleased to be able to make the experience and quality of our inspection systems available to colleagues across Europe. Vigilance”, emphasized the director of the Massimo Cardillo National Transplantation Center instead.
Source: TG 24 Sky
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