Despite miraculous advancements in medicine, there is no substitute for human blood. The need for blood products can occur in persons of all ages, from premature infants to the elderly. With an aging population, the demand for blood products is likely to increase, since management of illnesses that strike the elderly often requires extensive blood product support.
An important component of many medical and surgical treatments is the highly specialized blood products collected by Central Blood Bank. A stable blood supply is vital at all times to ensure excellence in the delivery of healthcare in our region.
Central Blood Bank is responsible for donor recruitment and blood collection, component manufacturing and testing and product management in our region.