22nd-29th April 2021

Plasma availability

This first episode of the World PI Week podcast series explores issues surrounding plasma and plasma-derived medicines as well as plasma availability: What is plasma? Why is it so important for many people with rare diseases like PIDs? What are the challenges surrounding plasma availability and how to address these? What is the impact of COVID-19 on plasma supplies? Why donating plasma and how?

In this insightful Talk, Sue Saville is joined by:

  • Amy Efantis, Plasma Proteins Therapeutics Association (PPTA)
  • Dr Leni Von Bonsdorff, International Plasma and Fractionation Association (IPFA)
  • Terry Young, Plasma donor

You can listen to the podcast on Spotify Enjoy!

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