Blood Transfusion Services in Sub Saharan Africa: Challenges and Constraints

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AuthorHouse, Aug 9, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 252 pages
This book reiterates the need for all stake holders involved in transfusion service delivery in Africa; from patients to the transfusion scientist, requesting clinicians, blood collection staff and distribution staff to work collaboratively to demonstrate judicious, world-class stewardship and use of the precious gifts of human blood as well as help people understand the limitations of blood supply. It is designed to emphasize the evidenced based best practices in transfusion medicine in the developed world to enable countries in Africa optimise their transfusion service delivery to their patients.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1
1
Chapter 2
8
Chapter 3
17
Chapter 4
33
Chapter 5
37
Chapter 6
45
Chapter 7
79
Chapter 8
85
Chapter 12
115
Chapter 13
126
Chapter 14
132
Chapter 15
151
Chapter 16
157
Chapter 17
161
Chapter 18
164
Chapter 19
169

Chapter 9
98
Chapter 10
106
Chapter 11
110
Chapter 20
217
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About the author (2012)

Dr Erhabor Osaro is a chartered scientist and fellow of the Institute of Biomedical Science of London. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Immuno-Haematology. He completed the University of Greenwich specialist courses in Blood Transfusion and Laboratory Quality Management System. His teaching experience spans both Nigeria and the United Kingdom. A recipient of several awards including the famous British Blood Transfusion Society young scientist award and the Margaret Kenwright young scientist award. He is a registration portfolio verifier/examiner for the Institute of Biomedical Science of London. A member of the editorial board as well as an article reviewer to several scientific journals. A well published contributor in the field of infectious diseases, immunohaematology and transfusion medicine. He is chairman of Board of Directors of Nelson Biomedical limited UK and Nigeria

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