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American Red Cross and Other U.S. Blood Centers Send Blood to Haiti
Date:2/3/2010

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As medical teams in Haiti continue to evaluate and treat the victims of the devastating earthquake, the American Red Cross is coordinating shipments of blood and blood products to Haiti at the request of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

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Today, the American Red Cross is coordinating the shipment of 350 units of blood to Haiti – 175 units of blood from the Red Cross and the other 175 units from America's Blood Centers (ABC), Blood Centers of America (BCA) and the AABB's National Blood Exchange (NBE).

With today's shipment, about 1,100 units of blood have been sent to Haiti to help treat earthquake victims -- nearly 750 units from the Red Cross and 350 units by ABC, BCA and the NBE.

PAHO officials are working with the National Blood Transfusion Program at the Ministry of Health in Haiti to distribute blood to local hospitals according to the needs of the earthquake victims.

Future shipments will be coordinated with PAHO by the American Red Cross and will be filled through a cooperative effort with other blood collectors in the United States. The Armed Services Blood Program continues to coordinate the supply of blood products for US military medical facilities participating in the relief efforts, such as the USNS Comfort.

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