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 Arar: Irradiated Blood Bags Provided at Regional Laboratory
25 March 2021

​According to the Northern Borders Health Affairs, irradiated blood bags are available at the blood bank of the regional laboratory and blood banks in the region. The irradiated blood bags will contribute to mitigating symptoms and adverse reactions associated with blood transfusion to the targeted patients.

The monthly consumption of the irradiated blood bags is estimated at 35 blood units across the region to serving patients with HIV, marrow or stem cell transplantation, intrauterine transfusion (IUT), cancerous blood diseases, and newborns, it added.

It is worth mentioning that the Affairs features 10 specialized medical centers (a cardiac center, 3 diabetes centers, 3 kidney centers, and 3 dental centers), as well as 11 hospitals with a 1,410-bed capacity, which are enhanced with a number of delicate medical specialties, such as neurosurgery, heart surgery, bariatric surgery, endoscopy, and others. Besides, the Affairs has 45 primary healthcare centers.

Last Update : 28 March 2021 12:38 PM
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