Published in Blood Weekly, November 20th, 1995
Asian doctors and health workers gave an accounting of national policies to address these issues at a five-day conference on "Securing Safe Blood," organized by the Thai and Japanese Red Cross societies.
HIV and hepatitis are two common infections which can be spread by blood transfusions. In response to the AIDS crisis, the region's better-off countries have been able to tighten controls on blood donations.
In Thailand, 100 percent of the blood is supplied voluntarily with no...
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