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Low-to-Middle-Income Country (LMIC) Membership

Countries which are defined as low-income economies ($1,005 or less GNI per capita) or as lower-middle-income economies ($1,006 to $3,955 GNI per capita), as defined by The World Bank Group, are eligible to apply for membership with the EBMT at a reduced membership fee. Centres and Individuals belonging to LMICs and wishing to apply should be actively involved in transplantation of any kind of haematopoietic stem cells, or involved in the field of cellular therapy or in the care of donors and recipients of haematopoietic stem cells.

Countries eligible for LMIC Membership can be found at this webpage. Countries listed under the headings “Low-Income Economies” and “Lower-Middle-Income Economies” will be considered for LMIC membership.

Centre members are strongly encouraged to commit to submit a minimum set of “MED A” data on all patients treated in their centre on an annual basis. For more information, please contact the Registry Help Desk: registryhelpdesk@ebmt.org. Individual members should hold a degree and demonstrate expertise in stem cell transplantation, cellular therapy, or other relevant fields. Please note that all rights and obligations available to full-paying members are also available to LMIC members. Students can also apply as individual members.

LMIC Country Membership Fees

LMIC membership fees are offered at a reduced rate. Centre members pay an annual fee of €450 (a 50% reduction to the full rate of €900 per year). Individual LMIC members pay an annual fee of €20.  

When filling out the application forms, don’t forget to check the box “LMIC membership”. Additionally, proof of employment in an LMIC country must be submitted along with the application form. In case of being a student, please attach a letter of your University indicating the period of studies.

Annual fees are invoiced each year after the EBMT Annual Meeting in March/April and the invoice will be sent to the Principal Investigator (of centres) and to the individual members via email in PDF format.