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Evaluation of blood bank practices in Karachi, Pakistan, and the government's response.

Authors
  • Luby, S
  • Khanani, R
  • Zia, M
  • Vellani, Z
  • Ali, M
  • Qureshi, A H
  • Khan, A J
  • Abdul Mujeeb, S
  • Shah, S A
  • Fisher-Hoch, S
Type
Published Article
Journal
Health policy and planning
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2000
Volume
15
Issue
2
Pages
217–222
Identifiers
PMID: 10837045
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Practices at most Karachi blood banks fell well below WHO standards. Findings from this study were instrumental in developing and passing legislation to regulate blood transfusion throughout Sindh Province, and suggest a method for improving blood transfusion practices in other developing countries.

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