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

  • 2018 International Hemovigilance Seminar

    The 18th HIS seminar offers an opportunity to meet others involved in hemovigilance, to benefit from high-quality speakers, technical and scientific discussions as well as to network and exchange experiences. The seminar will be held on July 10 and  11 2018, at The Lowry Theatre in Manchester, UK. The seminar will be organised in collaboration with SHOT (Serious Hazards of Transfusion) and the Irish Blood Transfusion Society (IBTS). The seminar will be followed by the Annual SHOT Symposium, at the same venue, on Thursday 12 July. 


  • Notify Project meeting: Brussels March 1st-2nd 2018

    New project’s developments will be presented to worldwide vigilance experts that will be attending. Several initiatives to create bridges between WHO-Notify project and the EU Competent Authority vigilance network have been put in place and being hosted by the European Commission will allow EU authority representatives to join the discussion on a Global Vigilance Networking for safer Transfusion, Transplantation and ART and to establish further contributions to the Library.

  • Recommendation on Zika virus and safety of SOHO

    Different tools have been made available for all Member States and National Health Authorities in dealing with Zika outbreaks.
    The WHO APP, ECDC Guidance, and other reccomendations drafted from other Competent Authorities and scientific societies can be found at the following link.

  • 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.