TITLE

'Blood saves lives' theme of World Health Day 2000

PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/04/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 7, p1031
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Announces the theme for World Health Day. Efforts of the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise global awareness about blood safety and the importance of voluntary donors; Amount of blood collected annually worldwide; HIV infection caused by the transfusion of contaminated blood and blood products.
ACCESSION #
2957835

 

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