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Diving into the illegal blood market of India
 

Diving into the illegal blood market of India

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In hospitals across India, paid "blood donations" are common - although banned in 1996 – because of the high profit margin. This has created a national problem of the spread of HIV and Hepatitis C.
 
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7 Dec 2016 - General
 
Madhubabu kaaja Are you aware of the process of blood donor screening in your locality? When I was on my internship as a medical technologist, I had rotated for a few months in the blood bank and I have been assigned to screen donors. From the interview and physical alone, we can already exclude a lot of donors who are potential carriers of HIV. I believe that this minimizes the cost of performing screening tests...
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