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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Group to launch maternal blood bank project

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Amie Jarjue, through her Join Hands 2 Save A Baby Charity, has initiated The Gambia Maternal Blood Bank Project to complement government’s efforts in the fight against preventable deaths of mothers and babies in the country.

The project aims to provide blood across the country in an attempt to empower the country’s hospitals and health professionals in their efforts to minimise maternal deaths.

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The Gambia Maternal Blood initiative will be launched on Saturday and established across the 6 regions of the country. It will benefit pregnant women, new mothers and babies.

The initiator of GNF and Founder of Join Hands 2 Save A Baby, Madam Jarjue called on citizens to join hands “in this campaign to create a sustainable system to ensure continued supply and availability of safe blood transfusion products and services for use in emergency lifesaving situations across all maternity units in the country”.

 

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