Accreditation Statistics

As of October 1, 2023

Cellular Therapy Entities

  • Accredited: 258
  • Applicants: 26

Cord Blood Banks

  • Accredited: 53
  • Applicants: 9

Congratulations to the following programs for achieving initial FACT accreditation:

  • Kingston Health Sciences Centre
  • CTCA-COH Arizona Hematologic Malignancy and Cellular Therapy Institute (CAHCTI)
  • The Good Samaritan Hospital of Cincinnati, Ohio

A complete list of accredited organizations can be found at

WMDA-NetCord & FACT Events at the Second Annual Cord Blood Connect International Congress Were a Success

Posted in :: 2019 Volume 9 :: Thursday, September 26th, 2019

The WMDA and FACT hosted a pre-conference Cord Blood Day at the 2019 Cord Blood Connect International Congress in Miami, Florida on September 12. Over 50 members of the cord blood community from eleven countries attended. The day included topics such as trends in cord blood banking, emerging pathogens, harmonization of testing procedures between cord blood banks and cellular therapy laboratories, and cord blood selection services for transplant centers. Breakout sessions in the afternoon included a FACT inspector training track and a WMDA-NetCord & FACT cord blood quality boot camp track.

In addition to the WMDA-NetCord & FACT Cord Blood Day, FACT welcomed visitors to its exhibit booth!






All events were successful and FACT looks forward to the next Cord Blood Connect International Congress September 10-12, 2020, in Miami Beach!

WMDA-NetCord & FACT presenters: Robyn Rodwell, Dunia Jawdat, and Heidi Elmoazzen

FACT Chief Medical Officer Phyllis I. Warkentin and WMDA-NetCord & FACT Cord Blood Day Chair Ngaire Elwood

WMDA-NetCord & FACT presenters: Alexander Platz, Gesine Koegler, and Phillip Johnson