American Association of Blood Bank (ِِAABB)

The American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) was established in 1947 as a national association of hospital and community blood banks, transfusion services, and other immunohematologic services; to improve blood collection and distribution; and to foster high standards of administrative and technical performance in the general field of immunohematology. AABB provides an assessment program, a national clearinghouse program for the transfer of blood and blood credits on a local and nationwide basis, disaster response planning, reference laboratories for the exchange of information and consultation, a rare donor file and a frozen blood depot providing rare blood types, certification and continuing education programs, awards in the field of blood banking services, educational materials and programs encouraging the public to donate blood, and technical and consultation services.

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre has been assessed by AABB and found to meet the requirements of applicable standards of this organization and was granted the International Certificate of Accreditation for the following activities:

  • Transfusion Activities
  • Donor Center Activities
  • Cell Therapy Activity: HPC-Collection, Processing, Storage, Distribution, Administration