Background & Aims
The Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand (HSANZ) came into being in 1998 after the amalgamation of the Haematology Society of Australia and the New Zealand Society for Haematology.
The aims of HSANZ are to:
- Promote, foster and develop the discipline of haematology in all its aspect
- Provide support and advocacy for research in haematology
- Promote excellence and advocate for improvement in the care of patients with hematologic diseases
- Encourage, stimulate and foster education and interest in haematology amongst medical and nursing professionals, scientists and the wider community
- Provide opportunities for haematologists, scientists, nurses, students and other interested parties to meet to promote scientific communication and education in the field of haematology
- Foster national and international collaboration in haematology research and practice
The Memorandum of HSANZ describes in detail the purposes or "objects" of the Society.