$65,000 USD in APEC Funding was approved to support two pilot training programs in APEC developing economies; Peru selected to host 1st Pilot Training Program in 2016.
Establishment of the first PTN Advisory Board
The PTN Advisory Board was established; includes the leadership of AABB, ISBT, APBN, WHO, and National Blood Services Authorities (Government) from several APEC Economies.
APEC Health Ministers endorsed the APEC Blood Supply Chain 2020 Roadmap
APEC Health Ministers endorsed the APEC Blood Supply Chain 2020 Roadmap and welcomed establishment of APEC PTN during the 5th APEC High-Level Meeting on Health & the Economy, August 2015, Cebu, Philippines.
LSIF endorses the PTN
APEC PTN Terms of Reference was developed and endorsed by the APEC Life Sciences Innovation Forum (LSIF).