When deciding to deposit umbilical cord blood, Parents entrust their child’s priceless stem cells to the bank for many years. You need to be sure that the material will be stored in such a way that it may be used in the future if necessary. This certainty is guaranteed by the application of the highest standards confirmed by numerous global and Polish certificates.
American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) – the only bank in Poland
PBKM is the only bank in Poland and one among 5 banks in Europe accredited with AABB Certificate. This ensures applying to the strictest quality standards established in the US and applicable throughout the world. It provides our clients with the opportunity to forward the stored blood to the leading transplantation centers worldwide.The 2019 audit will extend the validity of the accreditation for another two years.
Business Liability Certificate
PBKM has been honoured a Business Liability Certificate by the international audit company - Dun and Bradstreet. The certificate is being assigned to the companies, that are considered as reliable partners for clients and cooperators. This is assure our clients, who deposit cord blood for many years in PBKM, that this invaluable gift has been entrusted in safe hands.
Accreditation from the Ministry of Health – the first family bank in Poland
PBKM was the first cord blood bank to be audited and to attain accreditation from the Ministry of Health to operate in compliance with the guidelines of “Cell tissue and organ collection, preservation and transplantation agreement”. The licence verifies legal and quality compliance with the requirements outlined by the Statute to all public and private entities.
European Association of Family Cord Blood Banks Certificate- the only bank in Poland
PBKM was awarded the certificate of European Association of Family Cord Blood Banks as the only bank from Poland. Already in 2007 our service was evaluated as compliant with the standards determined by the organization associating family cord blood banks from several European countries.
9001 ISO Certificate – one of the first in Poland since 2004
In 2004 PBKM obtained certification of the quality management system ISO 9001:2000 specific to the umbilical cord stem cell collection, storage and freezing procedures. The audit was conducted by Lloyd Register Quality Assurance.
Integrated Quality and Environment Management System (ZSZJiŚ)
Audit confirming compliance with the highest quality requirements within management processes, production, storage, client service and environmental policy.
Institute of Hematology and Transfusiology Audit- the only bank in Poland
As the only Polish bank PBKM had a positive outcome to the audit conducted by the Institute of Hematology and Transfusiology and National Blood Donation and Transfusion Medicine Centre: leading medical institutions.
Certificate of Polish Society of Regenerative Medicine
In May 2011, PBKM received the title of Supporting Member of Polish Society for Regenerative Medicine.The main objective of the Polish Society of Regenerative Medicine is a public activity for the protection and promotion of health in the area of regenerative medicine.