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Emerging Economy (EE)

​Any individual who is not a current, or prior, individual member and is actively involved in transfusion medicine, patient blood management or cellular therapies.

The EE category is available to people who live/work in a country that is designated as a medium or low Human Development Index (HDI) country. Click here to see a table of medium or low HDI countries. NOTE: High HDI countries are asked to join AABB under the categories of Physician (MD) and PhD or Healthcare Professional.

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AABB has many member benefits including:

  • The new AABB HUB (online community)
  • Access to CareerLink – The AABB place to post or look for job openings
  • Complimentary electronic subscriptions to TRANSFUSION, AABB News, AABB Weekly Report, AABB News Flash and AABB SmartBrief
  • Online educational tools
  • Access to the AABB Membership Directory
  • Discounts on publications, audio conferences and registration fees for AABB Annual Meeting
  • Voting privileges
  • Click here to see all the member benefits.


Emerging Economy (EE): $55 medium HDI group; $35 low HDI group. (1 year membership)

Individual membership dues are on an anniversary cycle. For new members, anniversary date is defined as the day your payment is received for membership. Example: May 1, 2015 - April 30, 2016; February 22, 2015 - February 21, 2016, etc. For renewing members the anniversary date is January 1. Membership dues must be paid prior to admission or reinstatement of membership, and to maintain membership in AABB. All benefits in this category are electronic only and are exclusive of AABB Bulletins.

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