Press Releases

The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) is proud to announce that the Global Board of Directors elected Paolo Marcucci, as Chairman at its meeting in Brussels, Belgium today.

The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) applauds the House of Representatives on yesterday's passage of the Medicare IVIG Access Act (H.R. 1845), which gives Medicare patients who suffer from primary immunodeficiency disease (PID) better access to lifesaving intravenous immune globulin (IVIG) therapy at home.

The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) has awarded UNICAplasma, s. r. o. with International Quality Plasma Program (IQPP) certification for its plasma collection center in Prague.

PPTA presents at the European Haemophilia Consortium Roundtable Event on Health Technology Assessment.

PPTA presents at the 15th Biennial Meeting of the European Society of Immunodeficiencies (ESID 2012) held in collaboration with the International Patient Organisation of Patients with Immunodeficiency (IPOPI) and the International Nurses Group for Immune Deficiency (INGID).

Over 300 patients, policymakers and industry representatives convened in Washington, DC on June 21-22 for the 2012 Plasma Protein Forum. The conference centered on the theme of rare diseases.

A documentary premiered at the June 20th Gala event in Washington, D.C. celebrating PPTA's 20th Anniversary. The  documentary recognizes the significant contributions of PPTA members to patients around the world.

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) is delighted to announce that Europlasma has achieved s.r.o International Quality Plasma Program (IQPP) certification for the Dárcovské centrum Chodov (DCCH) in Prague. This modern facility is the first Czech Republic center to achieve such recognition.

The world is diminished with the passing of Dr. Otto Schwarz. If you knew him you know he approached everything with a quiet elegance, but that never meant he would take no for an answer, if it was in the pursuit of what he believed.


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Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor the Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) as that organization celebrates its 20th anniversary.