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Global Initiatives

As the world's premier hematology organization, ASH provides a wide array of programs and services to help hematologists conquer blood diseases worldwide.

Programs and Awards

The following ASH programs are designed specifically for hematologists working and residing outside of the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Many of the Society's other awards and training programs are also open to international participants.

African Visitor Training Program - Stossel Award

This award acknowledges Dr. Stossel’s impactful career and deep commitment to improving hematology patient care in Africa, reflecting his outstanding achievements and enduring legacy in the field of hematology.

Children’s International Consortium on Acute Leukemia (C-ICAL)

The Children’s International Consortium on Acute Leukemia (C-ICAL) initiative is a partnership between the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the SickKids Caribbean Initiative that seeks to improve the care of pediatric patients with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) in the Caribbean.

Global Research Award

This award works to support future international scientific leaders, increase capacity, and nurture global collaboration among hematologists who are between the completion of training and the establishment of their independent careers.

International Post-Doctoral Fellows Program

This program provides international post-doctoral fellows access to valuable ASH resources at no charge for up to four years.

International Outreach Initiative

ASH distributes educational materials to help address hematology-related needs in low- and middle-income countries.

International Consortium on Acute Leukemia

This initiative brings together clinical investigators from Europe, North America, and South America in the spirit of international clinical and laboratory collaboration.

Consortium on Newborn Screening in Africa (CONSA)

CONSA is a network that seeks to demonstrate the benefits of newborn screening and early interventions for children with SCD in sub-Saharan Africa.

Health Volunteers Overseas

ASH members provide targeted education and training to hematology personnel at healthcare institutions in low- and middle-income countries.

Latin American Training Program

This program helps hematologists and hematology-related healthcare professionals build hematology capacity in Latin America around specific priority areas.

Translational Research Training in Hematology

This joint effort by the European Hematology Association (EHA) and the American Society of Hematology (ASH) provides junior researchers with a unique, year-long training and mentoring experience.

Visitor Training Program

Intended for talented hematologists, scientists, and laboratory staff from low- and middle-income countries, this award program provides training on a specific hematology topic or technique for up to 12 weeks.

Clinical Research Training Institute in Latin America

This award program is intended for early- to mid-career hematology faculty working in Latin American countries who are engaged in clinical research and training and who wish to become more familiar with clinical trial design and execution.

International Partner Societies

These partnerships create the opportunity for close collaboration on international programs and events.

Become a Member

ASH offers two types of membership for individuals who reside outside of the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Explore ASH’s international membership options and become part of the Society’s global network of more than 17,000 hematologists.

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