African leaders unite at SATiBA conference to address the Continent’s corneal tissue need

November 13, Stellenbosch, SA: Key stakeholders from Sub-Sahara Africa gathered at the South African Tissue Bank Association (SATiBA) Annual Conference, putting in motion the foundation steps to develop long term tissue bank services across the Continent. The meeting, recognizing need across all tissue types, focused on eye banking, corneal tissue and corneal services. It was organized by the German Society for Tissue Transplantation (DGFG) with the support of SATiBA, the World Union of Tissue Banking Associations (WUTBA) and Global Alliance of Eye Bank Associations (GAEBA). The round table discussion was moderated by Martin Börgel, Managing Director of the DGFG.