Independent expert review of the NZBS behavioural donor criteria
In March 2009, NZBS introduced a new set of behaviour based donor deferral criteria. These criteria were developed in 2008 by an independent expert advisory group commissioned by NZBS.
NZBS initiated the external independent review of the behavioural donor criteria in 2007.
The review group met during 2007 and final recommendations were submitted to NZBS during June 2008. NZBS accepted the recommendations of the report in full. A submission was made to Medsafe and approval to implement the new criteria given in October 2008.
The detailed report is found below.
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