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Blood Services

Blood Services

 One of the missions of the Medicines and Health Technologies project, especifically the area of Blood Services in  the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is to cooperate technically with national blood programs in the Region of the Americas to ensure that they have sufficient quantities of safe blood to provide timely transfusions to all patients who need them.

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 August 2013 13:36

Supply of Blood for Transfusion in the Caribbean and Latin American Countries 2010 and 2011. [2013]

Supply of Blood for Transfusion in Latin American and the Caribbean Countries 2010 and 2011. Washington, DC: PAHO, 2013.

ISBN 978-92-75-11766-8

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Information resources of the blood services

This Web site includes some links that can be consulted to access the basic tools required to achieve the objectives of sufficiency, safety, and suitability of blood used in transfusions.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 March 2013 11:13

PAHO and WHO Technical Documents and Publications

The technical documents and reports of PAHO Blood Services area, are designed to provide professionals in the member countries with a situation analysis, helping them to identify pertinent strategies and design and implement interventions, including staff training.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 March 2014 14:15

World Blood Donor Day 2013 in Jamaica

Every year Jamaica joins the rest of the world in celebrating World Blood Donor Day. June 14th, 2013 is an extra special date for the country as it will host the event for the Americas.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 June 2013 14:38
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