Joining the WAA

To Become a member

Interested Apheresis Societies are invited to apply for membership in the World Apheresis
Association (WAA) by sending:

  1. a letter addressed to the President of the WAA and
  2. a copy of the organization’s by-laws, to:

William Clark, President
World Apheresis Association
435 St. Laurent Blvd.
Suite 199
Ottawa, Ontario K1K 2Z8
Phone:  613-748-9613
Fax:  613-748-6392

3. Complete an application form

The letter should describe the organization, and may include the following:

  • A list of the names of your current Board members, and the position each holds within your organization.
  • Full contact details, including email, mailing address, phone, and fax for the organization.
  • The main details of the next Annual Meeting, including date and location.
  • Some key issues facing the organization may be included.
  • You may wish to mention any special events or projects.
  • Other information of your choosing about past or planned activities of your organization, such as training programs or other initiatives, as well as the date and place of your annual meeting.


Our annual fee for member societies are $200USD regardless of membership size.


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