Technical Assistance for Improving the Blood Transfusion Management System in Turkey (IBTMST)

Priority area

Social Policy


Ministry of Health


36 months
March 20, 2019 – …

EU contribution (Euro)


Brief description of the project and main objectives

Improving the quality and capacity of the blood transfusion management system in Turkey and ensuring the appropriate clinical use of blood and blood components.


İstanbul, İzmir, Adana, Bursa, Kayseri, Gaziantep, Erzurum, Trabzon, Diyarbakır, Malatya, Van, Samsun, Antalya, Bolu and Eskişehir

Achievements / expected outputs

Training 2,620 healthcare personnel
2 common use data and management systems
Reaching 15,000 people with campaigns and events
9 field studies and reports
6 nationally adapted blood transfusion guidelines