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21 March 2018 - 22 March 2018

IPFA 3rd Asia Workshop on Plasma Quality and Supply, Malaysia

The International Plasma and Fractionation Association (IPFA) and Pusat Darah Negara (National Blood Centre, Malaysia) are pleased to announce the IPFA 3rd Asia Workshop on Plasma Quality and Supply; technological, regulatory and organisational tools to produce plasma for fractionation. The Workshop will be held at the Berjaya Times Square Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 March 2018. 

This Workshop will build on the success of the meetings held in Taiwan in 2016 and in Yogyakarta in 2017, which highlighted the importance of this topic for the region. The upcoming Asia Workshop will continue to identify and discuss key issues, strategies and opportunities to meet the increasing requirements for Plasma for Fractionation and essential Plasma Derived Medicinal Products in the Asia region.

The IPFA Workshop will address a comprehensive range of topics including:

  • Donor recruitment and selection
  • Screening and diagnostic programmes for blood-borne pathogens
  • GMP and Quality management for Plasma for Fractionation
  • Regulatory issues
  • Plasma fractionation options
  • Clinical developments in the use of plasma derivatives
  • Product supply strategies to reduce dependency on imported products

Workshop Programme
Please view the Programme for information per session. 

Target Audience
The Workshop will be of interest to colleagues with an involvement in policies to secure the supply of plasma in the region to meet increasing patient needs for essential plasma derivatives including blood establishments, doctors, health care providers, patient and donor organisations, supporting industries, regulatory authorities, health ministries and agencies and acedemia.

Registration is open
Please use this link for on-line registration or provide us with the completed registration form by email. 

Accommodation - Berjaya Times Square Hotel
The cut-off date for room reservations at our group booking rate has passed. To check availibility, please contact the hotel reservations departement by email: bth.rsvn@berjayahotel.com .

For alternative housing in the vincinity of the Berjaya Times Square Hotel please follow this link


This event will be available for corporate sponsorship and will offer excellent exposure and networking opportunities. We expect about 200 delegates including experts from both the region and internationally. The structure of the meeting will allow time for discussion and interaction with all interested participants, including your own experts, should they wish to attend.

In addition the size and informal atmosphere of the meeting will facilitate dialogue with guest speakers and other delegates both in the meeting forum and during breaks and social events. We have identified a number of categories of sponsorship, to profile and represent your company.

We warmly invite you to support and / or to attend this meeting and look forward to welcoming you to Malaysia for this important event!

Dr Paul F.W. Strengers, Executive Director IPFA
Dr Noryati Abu Amin, Director, Pusat Darah Negara (National Blood Centre)


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Where and When?

Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 March 2018, Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Registration is open 

On-line registration is open!
Registration fees: 

Regular - EURO 500
Low & Medium HDI countries - EURO 100
Patient organisations - EURO100
The registration fee includes full attendance of the Workshop, lunch on both days, a social dinner and access to the on-line proceedings after the event 

This Workshop is kindly sponsored by: 

Abbott A Promise for Life  | Sponsor | IPFA PEI Workshop on Surveillance and Screening of Blood Borne Pathogens 2014, Rome Italy


Roche sponsor IPFA/PEI Workshop 2014

Sponsorship opportunities: 

We are pleased to invite you to become one of the corporate sponsors for this event. Please note that the various sponsorship items will be allocated on a “first come, first served” basis.

Should you wish to receive the Sponsorship Prospectus, please contact Ms Mooijekind or Ms Heil at the IPFA Secretariat.

This Workshop is organised in collaboration with
Pusat Darah Negara (National Blood Centre, Malaysia): 



NRL Asia Workshop on Quality 2018 

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