Quality & Accreditation


AATM Working Group for Quality

Terms of Reference:

Working Group for Quality is formed to promote best Quality practices in AATM member countries. This is a WhatsApp based working group with following terms of references:

  1. WG will conduct educational programs online (e.g webinars) or offline to help improve quality practices in member countries.
  2. WG will periodically circulate latest guidelines or good practices/ research articles related to Quality Improvement and Good Practices in Blood Transfusion Services.
  3. WG will promote AABB certification and AABB accreditation for members in Asian region.
  4. WG will do hand holding of interested blood centres who wish to undertake AABB-AATM Quality Certificate accreditation.
  5. WG will organize wet workshops (hands on training) for implementations of quality parameters including ISO-15189 in member countries.
  6. WG will contribute to design the scientific content of the annual conference.
  7. WG will promote hands on training for blood bank staff by organising wet workshops at various places.
  8. WG will facilitate exchange of ideas and documents regarding quality practices in member countries so as to strengthen Quality in BTS in member countries.


Following members are responsible for managing this activity on behalf of AATM Governing Council. If you are interested to join this group, you may send your request to any one of responsible persons to connect you in the Working Group:

1. Chairperson:– Dr. Nidhi Bhatnagar, WhatsApp no:- +91 9825097675, Email:- bhatnagarnidhi@ymail.com

2. Co-Chairperson:- Dr. Sadhna Mangwana, WhatsApp no:- +91 8076962027, Email:- sadhnamangwana@yahoo.co.in

3. Co-Chairperson:- Dr Kazi Huda, WhatsApp no:- +8801713099676,Email:- kmumtazhuda@gmail.com

4. Coordinator:- Dr Dolly Gohel, WhatsApp no:- +9998990034, Email:- drdollygohel@gmail.com