Press Releases

Annual IPAW celebration calls attention to importance of plasma donation to save lives
ANNAPOLIS, MD (October 12, 2017) — The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) applauds Representative Doris Matsui (CA-6) for recognizing International Plasma Awareness Week (IPAW) with a statement in the Congressional Record noting these therapies “save and improve lives of individuals throughout the world [and] have significantly improved the quality of life, markedly improved patient outcomes, and extended the life expectancy of individuals with rare, chronic diseases and conditions.”

Annapolis, MD--The fifth annual International Plasma Awareness Week (IPAW) will be celebrated October 8-14. A joint initiative of the Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) and its member companies, IPAW is designed to:

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Oct. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) and its member companies are sponsoring International Plasma Awareness Week, October 9-15 designed to:

The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) Global Board of Directors elected Mr. David Ian Bell as the new Chairman, effective January 2016. Mr. Bell will serve as Chairman for a term of three years.

Annapolis, MD—The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) and its member companies are sponsoring International Plasma Awareness Week, October 11-17 designed to:

Annapolis, Md.— On October 8, the Honorable Doris O. Matsui (D-CA) entered into the Congressional Record her statement recognizing the third annual International Plasma Awareness Week (IPAW), to be celebrated October 11-17.

September 16, 2015—The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) and its member companies are sponsoring the third annual International Plasma Awareness Week, October 11-17.

PPTA would like to recognize Alabama for demonstrating the important role source plasma plays in saving and improving patients’ lives.

April 20, 2015—The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association stands together with the global primary immunodeficiency community to promote World PI Week, a global campaign aimed to raise awareness and improve diagnosis and treatment of PID.


April 14, 2015–The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association recognizes World Hemophilia Day, an annual international event sponsored by the World Federation for Hemophilia that seeks to raise awareness of people living with inherited bleeding disorders.