The American Plasma Users Coalition -APLUS, formerly known as the Plasma Users Coalition (PUC), testified Friday, June 11, 2010 at the Advisory Committee for Blood Safety and Availability (ACBSA) committee meeting. Mark Skinner of the World Hemophilia Federation spoke on behalf of the APLUS to present the APLUS views on the review of the current Food and Drug Administration (FDA) men who have sex with another man (MSM) blood donor deferral policy. To read the APLUS testimony, click here.
You can watch the ACBSA committee meeting at: http://hhs.granicus.com/viewpublisher.php?view_id=2
You can read the joint statement from various groups here
Link to additional information: http://hemophiliafed.org/advocacy/legislative-action-center/