1 September 2019 in Asunción, Paraguay
JACIE-FACT held the Accreditation Workshop the day before the 6th Worldwide Network for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (WBMT) / World Health Organization (WHO) Meeting in Asunción, Paraguay.
The topics included the FACT-JACIE Stepwise Certification Program, basic concepts of Quality Management, centers preparation for accreditation and the FACT-JACIE Standards. Also, attendees learnt from experience of the first centre in Latin America that was inspected as part of a pilot group participating in the FACT-JACIE Stepwise Certification Program (read more here)
The 38 participants came from 10 countries: Germany, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, Italia, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. Physicians and nurses expressed their interest in quality management for HSCT centers and the certification.
Thank you to all the attendees for their interest in the Stepwise Certification process in Latin America, the speakers and the organizers.
In order to continue progressing on the FACT-JACIE Stepwise Certification Program, JACIE will be holding an Inspector Training Course at the upcoming EBMT 2020 Annual Meeting in Madrid, which will help to build a pool of local inspectors in Latin America. Registration details will be announced in the due course.