Bags of blood for transfusion
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Uganda blood transfusion clinical trial begins

In sub-Saharan Africa, 60% of blood transfusions go to children - many of whom have severe anaemia.

However, there has never been any large-scale research to find out which of these children really need blood and how much they should be given.

Catherine Byaruhanga went to the Ugandan city of Mbale where a world-first clinical trial is trying to find answers.

  • 14 Aug 2015
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