Welcome to the NOTIFY Library site where experts from across the globe collaborate to share didactic information on documented adverse outcomes associated with the application of human organs, blood, tissues and cells. We aim to support continued improvements in safety and efficacy in transplantation, transfusion and assisted reproduction. The data presented on the Notify Library site should be seen in the context of impressive success stories in transplantation and assisted reproduction across the world.

  • GCIAMT: Grupo Iberoamericano de medicina Transfusional. Manual Iberoamericano de Hemovgilancia

    The Iberoamerican Hemovigilance Manual has been developed to provide a useful tool for Latin American professionals related to blood transfusion that may contribute to the development and / or consolidation of Haemovigilance programs in all Latin American countries.

  • XXVIII EEBA Annual Meeting – January 2016

    The 2016 EEBA Annual Meeting focused on present eye banking activities, practices and techniques, including donation and selection, clinical outcomes of corneal transplantation. The Meeting also sought to look towards the future, covering developments in tissue preparation in the eye bank, corneal storage and tissue culture media, microbiology and safety, stem cells and global eye banking. Four interactive workshops have been organized focusing specifically on "Evaluation of the corneal endothelium and beyond", "Donor selection", “European models for good donation practice” and the "NOTIFY project”.

  • Strategy for the NOTIFY project as a global V&S supporting system, December 1st-2nd, 2015, Bologna (Italy)

    NOTIFY experts meet in Bologna to share with the six WHO Regions the aims and challenges of the Notify Project in order to develop V&S systems worldwide building a global network to prevent, detect and register any adverse event related with the use of MPHO and define strategy, roadmap and workplan of the Notify Project as a main part of the WHO initiative on MPHO. WHO Regional Office Advisers will present the current situation of V&S in their areas and elaborate the agenda for regional consultations.

  • The Notify Library wants to improve!

    The Notify Library wants to improve! Starting from today, all Notify Library users (whether anonymous or registered on our forums) are invited to evaluate the usefulness of the searches they have carried out. By answering 3 SIMPLE QUESTIONS, Notify Library users will provide essential information that will help us to improve the nature of the information submitted to the Library by professionals and regulators worldwide and the ease of access to that information by those who need it.

    Please dedicate a very small amount of your time to help us to make this tool a real instrument for enhancing donor and patient safety globally!

  • World Health Assembly Executive Board Acknowledges Exceptional Nature of MPHO


    At the 136th meeting of the WHA Executive Board (EB) in January 2015, a proposal from Italy, Lithuania, Malta, Slovenia and Spain to work towards consensus on the principles for the donation and management of blood and other Medical Products of Human Origin (MPHO) was DOCUMENTED. The discussion was based on a REPORT submitted to the EB for possible future consideration by the full WHA. This important initiative raises the acknowledgement of the exceptional nature of MPHO

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The database is continually updated and currently new cases are being collected and submitted to editorial working groups in order to increase the database content and scope. Following the last WHO Consultation meeting in Brasìlia in December 2013, new international experts were asked to collaborate in the existing editorial working groups,including a new group of hemovigilance experts for the incorporation of Transfusion Reactions in the database.