Kuwait Central Blood Bank

Kuwait Central Blood Bank is the only blood bank in Kuwait being operated by the government. It is located in Jabriya behind Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital.

State of Kuwait
Central Blood Bank
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Agency overview
HeadquartersJabriya, Hawalli Kuwait
Coordinates: 29°19′37″N 48°1′49″E / 29.32694°N 48.03028°E / 29.32694; 48.03028
Agency executives
  • Rana Al-Abdulrazzak, Director of Medical and Donor Affairs
  • FOUNDER, Abdulaziz Al-Bashir
Parent agencyMinistry of Health
Websitehttp://www.kcbb.org/

History and profileEdit

It was established and founded on 25 May 1965 by Abdulaziz Al-Bashir,[1] haematologist.[2] It became an accredited member with the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) in 1989 and has been a participant of the college of American Pathologists (CAP) since 1994.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Central Blood Bank Source of Pride — Al Jarallah". KUNA.
  2. ^ a b "Historical Background". Kuwait Central Blood Bank. Retrieved 30 September 2014.

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