Overall Objective

The overall objective of the National Blood Transfusion Service is to ensure mobilization of an adequate number of safe voluntary non- remunerated blood donors.

Specific Objectives

  • To recruit enough donors for a collection of 10,000- 12,000 units of whole blood by 2012, and to increase to 14,000 units annually by end of 2016.
  • To maintain a register of safe donors containing more than 6,000 regular donors by end of 2012 and 8,000 regular donors by end of 2012.
  • To maintain a daily buffer stock of no less than 120 units of screened blood components after distribution to all hospitals.
  • To ensure full computerization of all donors records by end of 2012.
  • To offer excellent customer service to all.