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Health Ministry & PAHO Launch Publication on Blood Transfusion Guidelines, Principles & Practice
2011-09-13 09:49:28

Sample ImageOn Tuesday, September 13, 2011, the Jamaica Ministry of Health and Pan American Health Organization will be launching its publication “Transfusion: Basic Guidelines, Principles and Practice”.  The launch of the publication will take place at the Head office of the Ministry on King Street in Down Town, Kingston at 10:00a.m. Minister of Health, Hon. Rudyard Spencer invites all point of care medical personnel to become familiar with and support full implementation of this publication. It has been developed to provide guidance in the practice of transfusion medicine in accordance with good clinical practice. As such, better outcome in patient care and greater efficiency in blood and component use is anticipated in-keeping with implementation of improved clinical use of blood.