International Accreditations
Professional approval of HealthBanks cord blood bank is the proof of our commitment to customers.

HealthBanks, the headquarters of HealthBaby is a cord blood bank which attained 7 International Accreditations. It has received CAP (College of American Pathologists) Accreditation and ASHI (American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics) Accreditation in 2006.
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Quality is the first priority of umbilical cord blood storage, only operation and processing method of international standard can give customers 100% safeguard. New York Blood Center and America’s National Institutes of Health stated that the best way to process cord blood is the use of JMS triple blood bag rather than open system like test tube storage. (Processing and cryopreservation of placental/umbilical cord blood for unrelated bone marrow reconstitution., Stevens CE.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1995 Oct 24;92(22):10119-22)。The University of Tokyo, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital of Taiwan and Taiwan Blood Center use JMS triple blood bag for the storage of cord blood.

NETCORD-FACT Standards are defined by leading experts based on the latest knowledge of the field of cord blood banking. HealthBanks Cord Blood Center, HealthBanks Biotech Co., Ltd. has been found to be in compliance with these rigorous Standards as well as governmental regulations. 

FACT conducted an on-site evaluation of HealthBanks Cord Blood Center, HealthBanks Biotech Co., Ltd. on September 21~22, 2009. The accreditation process involved the submission of documentation to demonstrate compliance with the Standards and a subsequent on-site inspection conducted by inspectors qualified by training and experience in cord blood banking.
FACT accredited cord blood banks have demonstrated compliance with the current FACT Cord Blood Bank Standards. The accreditation process involves the submission of documentation to demonstrate compliance with the standard and an on-site inspection conducted by inspectors qualified by training and experience in cord blood banking. Accredited cord banks have met rigorous, as defined by the leading experts in the field, based on the latest knowledge of the field of cord blood banking, and are in compliance with all applicable governmental regulations, Cord blood units are classified as one of three categories: Unrelated Allogenic, Directed Allogenic and Autologous

Source : http://www.factwebsite.org/FacilitySearchResults.aspx?Type=Netcord/FACT

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AABB( American Associationof Blood Banks)Accreditation
AABB accreditation is the highest benchmark of quality of international cord blood banks and transplantation centers.

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CAP ( College of American Pathologists ) 2006 Surveys and Anatomic Pathology Education Program
The CAP Surveys and Anatomic Pathology Education/EXCEL Programs are the largest laboratory peer comparison program in the world. The programs allow laboratories to regularly evaluate their performance and improve the accuracy of the patient results they provide. Through this program, the CAP provides individual laboratories with unknown specimens for testing. The participants analyze the specimens and return the results to the CAP for evaluation. In turn, each participating laboratory receives a report of their performance as well as a report summarizing the results of all participating laboratories.

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CAP(College of AmericanPathologists)Accreditation
Acknowledged worldwide, CAP is the most authoritative organization responsible for clinical medicine inspection laboratory accreditation. It sets up high standards on the operation programmes, quality control and inspection technology of a medical laboratory. The accreditation aims at improving overall standards and technical levels of laboratories, tackling with deficiencies and inadequacies, so that inspection results from a medical laboratory can be standardized and internationalized. HealthBanks is the only cord blood bank in Asia which is awarded with CAP Accreditation.

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ASHI(American Society forHistocompatibility andImmunogenetics)
ASHI accreditation is the accreditation of human leukocyte antigen typing laboratories. HealthBanks is the only cord blood bank in Asia which is awarded with ASHI Accreditation.

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The Hong Kong Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (HOKLAS)
“The Hong Kong Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (HOKLAS)” is an accreditation scheme operated by Hong Kong Accreditation Service, Innovation and Technology Commission, HKSAR and aims at upgrading the standard of testing and management of Hong Kong laboratories.

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ISO9001:2000Cert. No.:HK06/00092
HealthBaby was awarded ISO 9001:2000 quality accreditation. With headquarter’s experience, HealthBaby will achieve more and more international accreditations in near future, HealthBaby is operated in accordance with headquarter’s insistance on quality control of cord blood processing and cryogenic storage. The accreditations give absolute confidence to customers in a fair and objective way.

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ISO 15189
ISO 15189 is the accreditation of quality control on medical laboratories, involving 21 items of examination such as organization and management, quality assurance, endorsement and review, personnel, facilities and environment, equipment, records on quality and technology, reports, supplies for external support and complaints. A medical laboratory meeting international standards is of ultimate importance to the successful clinical application of cord blood.

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ISO 17025
ISO 17025 is the accreditation of high-quality laboratories, precise and reliable equipment, and convictive publications. It involves 14 requirements on the management and 10 on technology development.

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ISO 9001
ISO 9001 is the authentication of quality control on general standard workflow, aiming to verify the standard, in an international scope, of internal workflow in a corporation, by the means of an impartial third-party organization.

TAF
TAF emphasizes “one standard, one examination, one certificate, valid around the world”. Therefore, cord blood reports issued by HealthBanks receive recognition in 35 countries on 5 continents. Repeated examinations are hence avoided.