World Aphersis Association LogoThe World Apheresis Association is an umbrella organization for national and international professional societies devoted to the scientific, medical, practical, technical, administrative, and educational aspects of apheresis.



A letter from the World Apheresis Association to the World Health Organization

Our Member Societies

Name Acronym Country
Asociación Mexicana de Medicina Transfusional A.C. AMMTAC Mexico
American Society For Apheresis ASFA United States of America
Canadian Apheresis Group CAG Canada
Chinese Society of Infectious Diseases CSID People’s Republic of China
European Society for Artificial Organs ESAO Europe
European Society for Haemapheresis ESFH Europe
Hellenic Haemapheresis Society HHS Greece
Indian Society for Apheresis ISA India
International Society For Apheresis ISFA International
Korean Society for Apheresis KSFA Korea
Philippine Society of Hematology and Blood Transfusion PSHBT Philippines
Société Francaise d’ Hémaphérèse SFH France
Società Italiana di Emaferesi SIdEM Italy
Turkish Society of Apheresis TSA Turkey
Associação Brasileira de Hematologia, Hemoterapia e Terapia Celular ABHH  Brazil


Interested Apheresis Societies are invited to apply for WAA membership by sending a letter to the WAA Operations Office (click here for our contact information). The letter should describe the organization and provide a copy of the organization’s bylaws.