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Making safe blood available in Africa

United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights, and International Operations

Making safe blood available in Africa

hearing and briefing before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights, and International Operations of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, June 27, 2006

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights, and International Operations

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blood -- Collection and preservation -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Blood banks -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Safety measures,
  • Blood -- Transfusion -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Safety measures,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Transmission -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Prevention,
  • HIV infections -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Prevention

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 91 p. ;
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15594532M
    ISBN 100160773261
    ISBN 109780160773266
    LC Control Number2006470140

    Books ; Buy online in South Africa from Xoliswa Nduneni-Ngema, Fred Khumalo Paperback R R Discovery Miles 2   To address this shortfall, WHO says that 1% blood donation by 1% of the population can meet a nation’s most basic requirements for blood. This implies that .

    Released in Johannesburg, the Haemovigilance Report is set to make blood transfusion safer and provides 'essential' information on the risk of blood transfusion in South Africa. Essays. Remember, you should not hand in any of these essays as your own work, as we do not condone plagiarism! If you use any of these free essays as source material for your own work, then remember to reference them correctly.

    Frank Welsh’s A History of South Africa is a vividly written, definitive guide to South Africa’s turbulent past. The narrative is structured around several pivotal events, such as the Dutch settlers’ decision to rely on imported slaves and the Union of South Africa in , which paved the way for apartheid. The book also debunks many of the most common myths about South Africa. Safe Blood for Africa Foundation. Technical Assistance for Rapid Strengthening of Blood Transfusion Services. Status. Inactive. Location. Nigeria. Start Year. End Year. Read more about Technical Assistance for Rapid Strengthening of Blood Transfusion Services; Safe Blood Alliance. Status. Inactive. Location. Nigeria. Start Year.


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– printed for the use of the committee on international. In these extreme circumstan ces, making safe blood available to all patients needing transfusion is currently impossible.

Blood shortages in Africa Blood donation rates in Africa are ge nerally very low (about 5 per population) co mpared with developed countries (for example, 47 per populat ion in the United States).

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– printed for the use of the committee on international. sion of a safe and sufficient blood supply. In this paper, we will review the challenges involved in the provision of a safe and sufficient blood supply in Sub-Saharan Africa (although, in general much of the discussion does not apply to the relatively more prosperous countries Mauritius, South Africa, Namibia and Botswana).

Sub-Cited by: 3. STATUS OF BLOOD SAFETY IN THE WHO AFRICAN REGION STATUS OF BLOOD SAFETY IN THE WHO AFRICAN REGION Foreword A safe and adequate supply of blood for transfusion is an essential component of any health system.

For many countries, however, blood is either not available in the required quantities or is not safe enough for transfusion. Regular blood donations by a sufficient number of healthy people are needed to ensure that safe blood will be available whenever and wherever it is needed.

More than 50% of the blood supply is still dependent on family members and paid blood donors. All blood donations need to be screened for HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and syphilis prior to use. Our Vision is to enable local health professionals to save millions of lives each year in Africa by assisting in establishing and sustaining community-based volunteer blood donor programs, facilitated by blood storage facilities donated by The Safe Blood Africa Project to local hospitals in communities throughout Africa.

The South African National Blood Service (SANBS) is implementing a mass blood drive next Wednesday, 21 March, to recruit new donors and ensure there is sufficient stock of safe blood available in South Africa.

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Blood transfusion is a life-saving therapy, and its provision and safety are often taken for granted in the industrialized world. In contrast, limited access to transfusion or the provision of unsafe blood render blood safety a major public health concern in Africa.

In this paper, we will review the challenges involved in the provision of a safe and sufficient blood supply in Sub‐Saharan Africa (although, in general much of the discussion does not apply to the relatively more prosperous countries Mauritius, South Africa, Namibia and Botswana).

At Stanford Blood Center, each of these are possible because now your blood donation that will save a life in your community can also help save lives overseas. Our online store recently added an option of donating the points you receive for giving blood towards helping blood centers in Nigeria, as part of the Safe Blood Africa Project.

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The blood services in South Africa jointly publish the Clinical Guidelines for the Use of Blood Products in South Africa, a booklet that provides clinicians with a wide array of information about blood products and safe administration practices.

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Safe Blood For Africa Foundation operates as a non-profit organization. The Company promotes health renewal in Africa and access to an adequate supply of safe blood. Loua A () Blood safety and availability in the WHO African region Glob Surg, doi: /GOS Volume 4(3): Agency/institution Countries supported(n) WHO 19 CDC/PEPFAR 19 Global Fund 9 American Association of Blood Banks 7 Safe Blood for Africa Foundation 4 UNFPA 3 Etablissement Français du Sang 3 Swiss Red Cross 2.

Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player. Enter Site. Site Design by Monterey Bay DesignMonterey Bay Design.Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.On World Blood Donor Day in Uganda, the Uganda Blood Transfusion Service and Red Cross ask the public to “Donate Blood Today.” In the early years of the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, a safe blood supply was a critical concern for stopping the transmission of HIV .