National Blood Center

Responsible: Dr. Giancarlo Maria Liumbruno
phone: (+39) 06 4990 4953
link: (link to the Italian website)
further information on: (link to the Italian website); (link to the Italian website)


Center activities

This center performs coordination and technical-scientific control functions in the field of transfusion activities, with reference to the national and European standards of the sector, in order to promote and support the achievement of:

  • regional and national self-sufficiency of blood, blood components and blood derivative products, of the highest safety levels achievable in the process aimed at the donation and transfusion of blood and its products, for effective protection of citizens' health
  • homogeneous conditions, and qualitatively compliant with the European regulatory provisions, of the transfusion system throughout the national territory
  • development of transfusion medicine, the appropriate use of blood and its products and specific diagnosis and treatment programs