Improving blood safety worldwide

A three-article series on transfusion medicine appears in this week’s issue of the journal. The articles provide an update on the use of red blood cell, platelet, and coagulation factor transfusions in clinical practice. Transfusion medicine is a fast-moving and exciting field of research. But worldwide access to its life-saving interventions is limited to relatively few. In many regions of the developing world access to these treatments is...

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1. Making Safe Blood Available in Africa

2. Improving blood safety worldwide

3. Resolutions Relating To Blood Safety Adopted by Who Governing Bodies

4. Universal Access to Safe Blood Transfusion

5. Availability, safety and quality of blood products

6. Blood safety and availability fact sheet who


8. Blood Transfusion

9. Safety of blood transfusion