CAIRO – 4 August 2022: The Cabinet approved Thursday a contract between the Ministry of Health and Population, and Grifols Egypt for Plasma Derivatives to process the plasma collected at the designated public facilities. The center is an integrated complex that includes a plasma donation center, a laboratory for testing plasma samples, and a training center affiliated with the Grifols training academy, the statement read. In mid-July, the minister announced a national project to establish blood plasma donation centers for medicine production as a part of a presidential initiative to achieve self-sufficiency in plasma derivatives. Other plasma donation venues include the regional blood transfusion centers in Cairo’s Dar El-Salam and Abbasiya districts, Alexandria, Gharbiya and Minya. Healthy adults over the age of 18 may donate their blood plasma if they had not donated within the last three months.
Source: Egypt Today August 04, 2022 23:30 UTC