Press Releases

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.

Dear Sir or Madam:

The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association ("PPTA" or "Association") commends the Food and Drug Administration ("FDA" or "Agency") for addressing the critical issue of drug shortages through its February 2012 draft Guidance to industry, "Notification to FDA of Issues that May Result in a Prescription Drug or Biological Product Shortage" ("Draft Guidance").

ANNAPOLIS, MD - The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) recognizes World PI week.

The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) recognizes World Hemophilia Day, an international event sponsored by the World Federation for Hemophilia (WFH) and designed to raise awareness of people living with inherited bleeding disorders.

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) joins over 300 organizations in 56 countries in recognizing International Rare Disease Day. This event, now in its fifth year, seeks to raise awareness among the general public and decision makers about rare diseases, impacting lives all over the globe.

Dear PPTA Stakeholders,

PPTA is pleased to announce that, as of today, reporting of data on the U.S. supply of certain plasma protein therapies has resumed.

Dear PPTA Stakeholders,

PPTA's North America data program was established in 1998 in response to a specific recommendation of the Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability (ACBSA).

ANNAPOLIS, MD - The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) honored California State Assemblymember Toni Atkins (D) of San Diego as State Legislator of the Year for 2011-2012.