The 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.

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The next WAA Congress will be held as a joint meeting with the ASFA in San Fransisco.

Key Dates:
Early Bird Registration August 1, 2013 – February 24, 2014
ASFA & WAA Abstract Submission Site August 5, 2013 – November 4, 2013
ASFA & WAA Room Block August 1, 2013 – March 7, 2014
Late/Onsite Registration Begins February 25, 2014 – April 5, 2014
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Our Member Societies

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), P. Republic of China

European Society for Artificial Organs (ESAO), Europe

European Society for Haemapheresis & Haemotherapy (ESFH), Europe

Hellenic Haemapheresis Society (HHS), Greece

Indian Society for Apheresis (ISA), India

International Society For Apheresis (ISFA), International

Japan Society Apheresis (JSFA), Japan

Korean Society for Apheresis (KSFA), Korea

Latin American Association Apheresis and Therapies Celuulares (ALAyTeC), Latin America

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


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.