Korean Red Cross

Blood service

Initiated blood services by taking over the national blood center and renaming it the Korean Red Cross Blood Center

Transition from paid donation to voluntary non-remunerated blood donations

Entrusted with national blood services by the government based on Presidential Decree No. 10285

Signed agreement on blood supply to the military with the Ministry of National Defense

Entrusted by the government with management and supply of plasma fractionation products, and management of bone marrow donations

Opened KRC Blood Service Headquarters

The Blood Information Management System(BIMS) was established to manage all process from collection to supply

Introduction of nucleic acid amplification test for HIV and HCV

Implementation of customer relationship management

Introduction of Computer-based blood donor self-interview system

Introduction of nucleic acid amplification test for HBV.

designation of 'Blood Donation Day' on 13th of every month

Hosting Asia-Pacific Regional VNRBD Workshop in Seoul.

60th anniversary of Korean Red Cross Blood Services

Introduction of blood product GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice)

MOU between Korean Red Cross Blood Services (KRCBS) and United States Forces Korea (USFK) for blood collection and supply

Collection of convalescent plasma to treat COVID-19 patients