TEHRAN – Some 957,000 Iranians donated blood over the primary 5 months of the present [Iranian calendar] 12 months (began March 21), the Blood Transfusion Group spokesman has stated.
Within the aforementioned interval, blood donation has elevated by 12.eight % in comparison with the identical interval final 12 months, IRNA quoted Abbas Sedaqat saying on Wednesday.
He went on to say that the very best blood donation progress was recorded in North Khorasan province with 35.7 %, Kordestan province with 33 %, and Hamedan province with 29 % progress, respectively.
Additionally, Tehraners donated 21.5 % extra blood within the first 5 months of this 12 months in comparison with the identical interval final 12 months, he added.
The Blood Transfusion Group has produced about 1,700,000 models of wholesome blood merchandise with the very best high quality requirements to fulfill the medical facilities’ wants.
“Steady and repeated blood donation index”, thought-about some of the essential indicators on the worldwide scale and one of many influential parts within the “blood well being index”, was estimated at 85 % within the aforesaid interval.
Donors who efficiently donate blood twice or extra inside 12 months are thought-about steady donors.
Referring to the 4.Four % ladies’s share of blood donation, he famous that the index of girls’s participation in blood donation is considerably decrease than the typical of developed nations.
Iran on par with Europe and U.S.
Based on the studies supplied by the World Well being Group, Iran competes with Europe and the U.S. in blood donation indices, even outpacing them in a single or two circumstances.
Iran is among the many nations of the Japanese Mediterranean area as a reference within the area of blood donation actions.
Whereas blood donation in 70 nations nonetheless will depend on alternative or paid donors, Iran is the primary nation within the area that has loved voluntary blood donation by 100 % since 2007.
Greater than 85 % of all donated blood worldwide is used to supply blood merchandise, whereas the speed is 65 % in Japanese Mediterranean nations. Iran ranks among the many highest-income nations when it comes to changing greater than 97 % of the blood donated by folks to plasma-derived medicinal merchandise (PDMP).
Solely 55 of 171 nations produce PDMP by means of the fractionation of plasma collected within the reporting nation. A complete of 90 nations reported that each one PDMP are imported, 16 nations reported that no PDMP was used in the course of the reporting interval, and 10 nations didn’t reply to the query, in keeping with WHO.
Iran at present has the very best blood donation charge within the Japanese Mediterranean area, so out of 9.9 million blood donation models on this area, greater than two million belongs to Iran.
Additionally, the index of blood donation is 25 per 1,000 populations, whereas within the member states of the Japanese Mediterranean area, this quantity is 14.9 per 1000.
Over 2.1 million Iranians donate blood yearly, Bashir Haji-Beigi, the previous Blood Transfusion Group spokesman, stated in June.
There are at present 178 blood donation facilities within the nation, with Fars, Khorasan Razavi, Khuzestan, Tehran, and Mazandaran provinces having the most important variety of blood donation facilities, he said.