It is vital that the international initiative from the ICBS is taken up and supported by local initiatives and a number of Blue Shield Committees are (being) formed in great many a country.
The National Committees of the Blue Shield (NCBS):
Each National Committee needs to be recognized by the ICBS.
The use of the term National Committee of the Blue Shield (NCBS) is conditional on the continued recognition of the national committee by the ICBS.
All National Committees must be set up in such a way as to conform to national legislation.