(2) Infectious disease physician.
(3) Blood bank medical director.
(4) HIV coordinator.
(5) Blood bank officer.
c. Program Responsibilities.
(1) ASBPO. The ASBPO has overall responsibility for coordination of Armed
Services look-back policies. Specific responsibilities include:
(a) Assist services in the development of HIV look-back programs which
meet the requirements of the FDA and the AABB.
(b) Assist SBPOs in determining the locations, names, and addresses of
civilian blood collection agencies to which, or in areas, HIV positive service members
indicated they have donated.
(c) Transfer HIV look-back information from OCONUS civilian blood banks
to appropriate JBPO, requesting a report of action taken.
(d) Transfer look-back requests from civilian facilities in CONUS to the
appropriate service SBPO.
(2) Joint Blood Program Office (JBPO). The JBPO has overall responsibility for
the coordination of the look-back information which involves OCONUS civilian blood
banks, through the appropriate Unified Command or U.S. State Department Channels,
with an information copy to the ASBPO.
(3) Civilian blood collection agencies. Civilian blood collection agencies have
been requested to report, to the ASBPO, needed information on all HIV positive donors
who report having donated blood to military blood donor centers since 1977. They must
also report donors who are military members that test positive for any infectious disease
markers to the nearest MTF.
(4) Service Blood Program Office (SBPO). Service blood program officers are
responsible for the coordination of the Armed Services Blood Program policies for their
respective services, including:
(a) Establishing a central database for all donors and recipient look-back
requests received by their office and service specific MTFs. Ensure that all actions
taken in the HIV donor and recipient look-back program are thoroughly documented and
that the documentation is saved indefinitely.