Global Eradication of Rh-Disease 2018 Events

  • February 5 - Meeting:Celebrating 50 years of Rh disease prophylaxis” at Columbia University, New York, New York, United States 
    https://www.cuimc.columbia.edu/news/rhogam-50-columbia-drug-still-saving-lives-newborns
  • April 5 - Meeting:50 years of Rh disease prophylaxis- Looking back- Looking forth” at the Centro Nazionale Sangue, Rome, Italy
    http://www.centronazionalesangue.it/node/669
  • April 12 - Meeting: “Special symposium: 50 years of anti-D: Accomplishments and challenges” at the International Federation of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FIGO) Regional Congress in Middle East and Africa, Dubai 
  • April 19 - Meeting: “Anti-D Donor Celebration” in Buffalo, New York, United States 
  • April 19 - Publication: Zipursky, Alvin, Vinod K. Bhutani, and Isaac Odame. "Rhesus disease: a global prevention strategy." The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health 2.7 (2018): 536-542.
  • May 5 - Meeting:Celebrating 50 Years of Rh Disease Prevention” at the Hospital for Sick Children Centre for Global Health, Toronto, Canada
  • May 29 - Meeting:The shot heard ‘round the world” anniversary of the first Anti-D injection, at Kedrion, Fort Lee, New Jersey, United States
  • May 29 - Meeting:50th Anniversary of Anti-D Symposium” at the 2nd Eurasian summit; Kulakov Center, Moscow, Russia
  • Aug 15 - Meeting:Celebrating 50 years of Rhesus Disease Prophylaxis” at the Sickle Cell Foundation Center, Lagos, Nigeria 
    http://thenationonlineng.net/how-nigeria-can-eradicate-rhesus-disease-by-adewole/
    https://instvblog.com/rhesus-disease-symposium/
    https://punchng.com/know-your-rhesus-factors-before-making-babies-minister/
  • September 26-28 - Meeting:Special Symposium on Rh prophylaxis, Mother & Child Health Conference” at the Kulakov Center & the Russian Society of Obstetricians, Moscow, Russia
  • October 13 - Meeting: Symposium “50 Years Later: The Current Status of the Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Treatment of Rh Disease” at the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • October 17 - Meeting: Symposium: “50 Years of Anti D Prophylaxis: Accomplishments and Challenges” at the International Federation of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FIGO), World Congress, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • October 17 - Position Paper and Statement:The continuing burden of Rh disease, 50 years after the introduction of anti-D globulin on behalf of FIGO's Safe Motherhood and Newborn Health Committeeat the International Federation of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FIGO), World Congress, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil:
    https://www.figo.org/50yrs-Rh-prevention
  • November 1 - Meeting: “1st Annual International Symposium for the Global Eradication of Rh Disease” at Columbia University, New York, New York, United States 
    https://www.pathology.columbia.edu/1st-annual-international-meeting-global-eradication-rh-disease
  • November 15 - Meeting: Special Lecture: Fifty years of RH disease prophylaxis. Looking back, looking forth”. At the Birth Conference, Venice, Italy

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