Luis Raymund Villafuerte has sought the creation of the Philippine Blood Disease
and Transfusion Center to cater to Filipinos with hematologic disorders.
Its systems are used for blood diagnostics of cancers like multiple myeloma and other rare blood diseases
"The average waiting time for male patients to get treatment is 25 minutes at the specialised hereditary blood diseases
ward," he said during parliament's weekly session yesterday.
Hussein said the bone marrow transplant is part of the hospital's cancer and blood diseases
In 2015 the then Health Minister Leo Varadkar approved the drug to treat two unrelated blood diseases
If the risk of deadly rejection episodes could be eliminated, physicians might also feel more confident treating blood diseases
that are painful and difficult but not immediately deadly - diseases such as sickle cell disease and immunological disorders - with stem cell transplants.
Lonay Wale told reporter here on Saturday that he never missed the World Day of Blood Transfusion and always observed it among the children suffering from blood diseases
The minister appreciated the Sundas Foundation for serving the people, especially children suffering from thalassemia, haemophilia and other blood diseases
While three types of blood diseases
make up only 10 per cent of the total, chromosomal abnormalities constitute 28.4 per cent, metabolic and gene disorders comprise 51 per cent and 21 per cent respectively.
"Our mission is to develop tools to support people carrying blood diseases
. This digitized platform will enable a database of thousands of donors all over the country which can be reached in a matter of few clicks.
5 March 2014 - Clarient Diagnostic Services Inc, part of GE Healthcare, has upgraded its fluorescence in situ hybridisation (FISH) technologies to enhance virtual analysis of testing results for various blood diseases
, such as leukemia, lymphoma, myelodysplastic syndrome and myeloma, GE Healthcare said Tuesday.
A state-of-the-art Genetic Blood Diseases
Centre is set to open in Bahrain on January 16, said Health Minister Sadiq Al Shehabi.
Donated blood is not only used in accident and emergency situations but also for patients undergoing surgery and receiving treatment for cancer and other blood diseases
Patients with genetic blood diseases
in the region are especially concerned as they were looking forward to the establishment of such a hospital, which would have provided much-needed medical services to them.