Operating illegally: 450 blood banks closed

Published: November 26, 2016
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Sindh Blood Transfusion Authority (SBTA) secretary Dr Zahid Hasan Ansari has said that SBTA has closed 450 illegal and substandard blood banks across the province. He said this in a statement issued on Friday, adding that about 159 blood banks have been functioning in Sindh and SBTA kept a vigilant eye on their overall performance. “SBTA is aware of its duties and responsibilities and [is] committed to taking prompt action against illegal and substandard blood banks,” he said.

Published in The Express Tribune, November 26th, 2016.

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