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2012-09-12 10:58:30

"Flexibility and pragmatism are necessary to reduce the unacceptably high rates of unnecessary deaths in Africa because blood for transfusion is lacking," according to a group of 20 international authors from high, middle and low-income countries writing in this week's PLOS Medicine. Over the past ten years, high-income countries have provided considerable financial aid to establish and support national blood transfusion services in sub-Saharan Africa, largely driven by concerns over the...

2012-08-29 23:03:19

Rock River Valley Blood Center Seeks Donors Before Weekend, Blood Types O, A and B are needed! (PRWEB) August 28, 2012 The community blood supply continues to see the usual summer shortfall, and blood and platelet donors are needed before the holiday weekend. The Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) is asking healthy individuals to donate blood this week to help sustain the blood supply. “We have begun to see a significant slow down in donations and it usually gets worse as we...

2012-08-24 23:00:54

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Centers´, 6574 E. Riverside Blvd in Loves Park, will host a blood drive from 9am to 1pm on Friday, August 31st, 2012. (PRWEB) August 23, 2012 Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Centers´, 6574 E. Riverside Blvd in Loves Park, will host a blood drive from 9am to 1pm on Friday, August 31st, 2012. You can schedule an appointment to donate by calling 815-639-1239, but walk ins are welcome. Registered donors will receive a voucher for an oil change with 5...

2012-07-16 23:03:05

Management Predicts that Cord Blood Industry Stalwarts ViaCord and CBR (aka "Cord Blood Registry") Will Soon Follow Suit New York, NY (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 After KKR invested $65 million in China Cord Blood in April, investors again began to take notice of this small but rapidly growing industry. One cord blood banking upstart, Americord Registry, meanwhile quietly continues to gain traction and take market share from the leading cord blood companies. While many cord blood companies...

2012-07-14 23:00:17

Valley West Community Hospital hosts a community blood drive Tuesday, August 7, from 2 — 6 p.m. in the Valley West Medical Office Building on the Valley West campus. Sandwich, IL (PRWEB) July 14, 2012 Valley West Community Hospital hosts a community blood drive Tuesday, August 7, from 2 — 6 p.m. in the Valley West Medical Office Building on the Valley West campus. Donating blood is completely safe, and organizations like the Heartland Blood Centers rely on volunteers for...


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