Addressing our Plasma Heroes


Earlier this week there was a Business Insider report on plasma donations and the prospect of a global plasma shortage. While there was some great information shared in the story, the content and tone of the report underscored how important it is to continue to recognize plasma donors as the true lifesaving heroes that they are! Each donor has their own motivation for rolling up their sleeves, but we all need to do our part to express our gratitude to them and encourage others to donate!

With the global demand for plasma on a consistent rise, those who depend on plasma-derived therapies rely on generous donors to stay healthy amid a global pandemic. When we hear from someone living with one of the rare, chronic conditions who use plasma-derived therapies, we understand the impact that the heroes who donate have on their everyday lives. 

It's our goal to increase the number of people donating plasma and help those who donate plasma recognize that they are truly heroes, to showcase their inspiration to donate, and those their donations help through our Hero Stories

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Increase plasma supply by harmonizing state regulations


States with regulations exceeding FDA standards create barriers for plasma centers, donors, and patients.
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Plasma is a vital weapon against tetanus and rabies


While tetanus and rabies are fairly rare in the United States today, these deadly diseases still pose a major global health threat. However, plasma-derived antibody products play a crucial role in treating these illnesses around the world.
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Congressional Plasma Caucus formed to address concerns of constituents


Members of the congressional Plasma Caucus provide a venue to educate legislators on important legislation to provide access to patients who rely on immunoglobulin (Ig) therapy.
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Plasma demand is on the rise because of new patients and products


The need for plasma is forecasted to increase since more patients are being diagnosed with current and newly discovered rare conditions as well as additional indications being approved for plasma medications.
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Busting common plasma donation myths


Misconceptions about plasma donation, such as that it is bad for your health, lead to undue misapprehensions.
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How donated plasma treats trauma and shock


Studies show that giving patients plasma immediately after a traumatic injury improves survival rates significantly.
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