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  Role of Blood Safety in HIV prevention


  • Transmission probability is 100%
     
  • This provides an opportunity that all sero-reactive donors are counseled to know their status of TTI including HIV
     
    > As first step towards HIV prevention
    > HIV testing made mandatory for all donated blood units (1988)
    > National Blood Policy in 2002


     

  • HIV Testing & Counseling facilities, as a prerequisite of confirmatory diagnosis is provided in all BCSU & MBB in the country

A well organized Blood Transfusion Service is a vital Component of any health care delivery system.

Blood Safety programme under NACP-III is to ensure provision of safe and quality blood even to the far-flung remote areas of the country in the shortest possible time through a well-coordinated National Blood Transfusion Service.

 

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