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Azerbaijan sees increase in number of donors, amounts of donated blood


In 2017, the number of donors registered in Azerbaijan’s Central Blood Bank was 44,957, the number of donors nationwide was 85,253 and the amount of blood donated is 40670.5 liters, the director of the Institute of Hematology and Transfusion of the Ministry of Health of Azerbaijan, Zohra Alimirzayeva, told APA.

 

Alimirzayeva noted that the implementation of state programs in the fight against thalassemia has resulted in a decrease in incidences of children born with thalassemia, disability, as well as in mortality from this disease. 

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