Low Inflow of Blood donation in Lagos state – Prof. Akin Abayomi

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health,  Prof. Akin Abayomi, has described blood donation in the state as awfully low, stating that only 54 percent of blood needs in the state had been met, as against the World Health Organisation’s requirement.  

The Executive Secretary, Lagos State Blood Transfusion Service, Biodun Oshimaya, said the blood needs in Lagos State according to  WHO criteria were about 60,000 units.

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