The more we learn about plasma, the more we realize its life-saving potential. We need your help. We need heroes to step up, donate, and save lives.
Plasma Awareness Coordinators help spread the word about the importance of plasma donation by meeting with staff and donors at their local plasma donation centers. By sharing their personal stories on how their lives have been impacted by plasma donations, these individuals help to give plasma donations a name, a face, and a personal connection.
Since late 2018, the Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF) has been tracking a troubling shortage of plasma-based immunoglobulin (Ig) products, which are lifesaving, lifelong treatments for people with primary immunodeficiencies (PI), specifically those who are antibody deficient. We continue to monitor the situation day-to-day and week-to-week and offer guidance and input where we can to make a difference.
Plasma can be used to create immunoglobulin (Ig) which is one of the most important and successful therapies for people with primary immunodeficiencies (PI). The therapy is both lifesaving and often lifelong, and it plays a vital role in the lives of many people with PI.
IDF enjoys a strong relationship with those involved in the different stages of the process, appreciating their commitment to the collection of high-quality plasma, and dedication to the highest levels of safety and quality assurances.
The Power of Plasma
Watch this video to hear representatives from the Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) discuss the power of plasma.