10 new blood banks soon


Karachi: Project Director, Safe Blood Transfusion Programme (SBTP), Professor Hassan Abbas Zaheer, said on Monday that construction work of 10 new regional blood banks in collaboration with German government was in final phase and it would be completed next year.

He told PPI here that thousands of blood bags would be available at regional level with the completion of this project in case of emergency and natural disaster in future. He said the project would be completed next year with financial support of 30 million euro from German government.

He said construction work of 10 new regional blood banks had started in 2010, which would be completed in 2014. He said quality and safe blood would be available for public at regional level with the completion of this project, which would also ensure safety frin different diseases. He informed that 60 blood banks would be equipped with the latest facilities soon.

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