Health Minister Dr.Rajitha Senaratne graced the National Blood Transfusion Day held at the BMICH recently. He was the Chief Guest at the event.
Addressing the event Dr.Rajitha Senatane stated that a US Company has proposed to manufacture drugs using blood plasma in Sri Lanka. At present the blood plasma is exported to manufacture drugs and it is a temporary measure. The details of the organizers of blood donation camps will be computerized. The blood given by donors are not wasted but is protected for 10 years.