Situation of the Thalassemia and Blood Transfusion Services

Title
Situation of the Thalassemia and Blood Transfusion Services
Other Titles
thalassemia in laos
Authors
khounthavy, phongsavath
Keywords
Situation of the Thalassemia and Blood Transfusion Services
Issue Date
2012-03-10
Publisher
khounthavy
Abstract
1975 Blood service started in Vientiane Capital and played a leading roles in providing adequate and safe blood supply.
1991, MOH transferred this responsibility to the Lao Red Cross.
1995 -2003: blood services were structured with:
- Official national blood program
- National Blood Policy ( Decree 84/PM, 30/12/1995)
National Blood Transfusion Committee
( Decree 01/PM,05/01/1998)
Description
Barriers of thalassemia control in Laos
– Policy of thalassemia control is not available
– National guideline for thalassemia screening and
treatment is not unified
– Lacking of human resources such as hematologist
, laboratory technicians, etc
– Lacking of medical equipment in the field of
hematology
– Iron chelators are not included in the essential
drug list
– Thalassemia treatment unit is not available
URI
http://hdl.handle.net/11267/1815
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