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E-Learning: Donor management in disasters | Remote donor counselling webinar recording | IFRC Blood Policy | New WHO guidance blood in emergencies
Webinar: Remote donor counselling | Brochure: Donor retention | GAP Global Mapping survey
Webinar: Improving the donor experience (Australian Red Cross Lifeblood) | Brochure: Ebola virus and blood programs
Brochure: Monkeypox – common questions about the virus and blood safety | Useful information for blood programs
E-learning and video: Group blood donation programs | Webinar: Donor deferral and blood program needs assessment | Brochure: donor postponement
WBDD materials and webinar | Managing blood donor data
June: Creative ideas for recruiting blood donors | E-Learning – Changing donor behaviour
May: World Blood Donor Day – customisable posters and images from WHO
May: Updated recommendations on the use of convalescent plasma to treat COVID-19 | GAP COVID-19 resources
April: Webinar – Engaging youth in blood donation | Brochure: Blood donation during Ramadan
March: Webinar – Youth blood donors | Blood donor engagement | E-Learning – Changing donor behaviour
Dec: Support for essential supplies | Webinar – donor communication | IFRC Blood Policy review | WHO publication update
Nov: Maximising blood drives | Postponed donors | WHO updates | COVID-19 technical guidance
Sep: COVID-19 Meet Demand, Maintain Safety | GAP COVID-19 webinar | Managing facilities, donors and staff in the pandemic | e-Learning
July: Webinar and video – COVID-19 vaccination | Pandemic strategies
June: COVID-19 convalescent plasma | Changing donor | WBDD 2021
May: Webinar – NS pandemic experiences | COVID-19 technical guidance | WBDD 2021
March: Innovative donor campaigns | COVID-19 resource library
March: COVID-19 vaccinations and the blood program
Feb: WHO guidance | Webinar – blood donation in the pandemic | GAP resources
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