Chairman, Pakistan People's Party, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will be chief guest of the opening ceremony while Opposition Leader Syed Khursheed Shah, Health Minister Dr Sikander Mehandro, Secretary Health Dr Fazalullah Pechuho, Sectary Sindh Blood Transfusion
Authority (SBTA), Dr Zahid Ansari and others would attend the inaugural ceremony.
There is a traditional lack of interest and awareness that prevails amongst us when it comes to blood donation culture in Pakistan a country where thousands of patients in need of blood transfusions
swing between life and death.
The Ministry of Health had established the Safe Blood Transfusion
Programme in 2010 with the support of the German government through its KFW funded Financial Cooperation component and GIZ funded Technical Cooperation component.
The results revealed that men, who received blood transfusions
from previously pregnant female donors, were 13 percent more likely to die, compared with men who received blood transfusions
from male donors.
He added apart from creating a conducive environment for sustainable blood programmes within their health systems, efforts are made to strengthen the capacity of system governance and safe blood transfusion
practices through institutional and regulatory reform.
A blood transfusion
chain is a system for storing and transporting blood and blood products from the point of collection from a blood donor to the point of transfusion to a patient.
Such findings indicate that re-evaluation of the transfusion triggers are warrated based on more insight into the physiological basis on how blood transfusion
effect tissue perfusion and oxygenation.
services in Pakistan have formulated blood transfusion
policy for 2014 to 2020 with the effort of safeblood transfusion policy (SBTP) and with technical support of Deutsche Gesellschaft fur International Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ).
While in India, one in every 100 HIV patients could be a victim of infected blood transfusion
, the tally in the US is one in 300,000 cases, according to data shared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a US national health agency.
Objectives: To determine patients' perceptions for the recall of consent process, risks, benefits and attitude for blood transfusion
requirements and number of hospital visits per annum before and after splenectomy were calculated and results analyzed statistically using SPSS-20.
Spain Bleeds: The Development of Battlefield Blood Transfusion
During the Civil War
Background: Due to the floating of the guideline, there is no evidence-based evaluation index on when to start the blood transfusion
for patients with hemoglobin (Hb) level between 7 and 10 g/dl.
Currently there is a charge of e1/4200 for a blood transfusion
for those not entitled to free medical care.
Background: Blood transfusion
is an indispensible part of modern-day health care and there is an increase in use of blood.