10/17/2011

Blood Shortage Contributes to Maternal Mortality in Ghana

URL: http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201110/74774.php
About 50% of maternal mortalities in Accra, Ghana, resulted from the unavailability of blood for transfusion required by pregnant women, said Tetteh Carboo, manager of donor services at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital Blood Bank.

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