Blood Transfusion Services

The Blood Bank Unit has as its mandate to mobilize and coordinate blood donation activities in all the hospitals in the Region. To carry out this mandate, an Award Scheme has been institutionalized to award best and deserving blood donors/Schools in the region. This is to motivate people to donate.

The unit planned to carry out three supervision exercises; once in every four months and also organize Mass Blood donation exercises in the region.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. The unit supported the following hospitals in their blood donation activities;
  • Holy Family Hospital, Techiman
  • Government Hospital, Bechem
  • Municipal Hospital, Sunyani
  •  Municipal Hospital, Kintampo
  • Regional Hospital Sunyani
  • SDA Hospital Sunyani
  • Sene West District Hospital, Kwame Danso
  • Dormaa East District Hospital, Wamfie
  • Kintampo SouthHospital, Jema
  • Kintampo Municipal Hospital
  1. Monitoring and supportive visits were carried out to fourteen (14) of the hospitals in the region.
  2. Blood donation contacts and education were made in most of the districts.
  3. The Regional Blood Bank organized mass blood donation exercises in Sunyani and Bechem.
  4. Best and deserving blood donors were awarded during the Worlds Blood Donors day on 14th June, 2016
  5. The unit also facilitated in IPC Trainings at Municipal Hospital, Sunyani and SDA hospital
  6. Also participated in 30 Clinic Inspections in the Region
  7. Participated in Peer Review Exercise to 20 Hospitals in the Region

 

Some donations were also received from organizations to support blood donation exercise in the region as follows:

 

No

Name Of Item

Donor

1.

Blood bank refrigerator

UNFPA

2.

Blood donation van

National Blood Transfusion Service

 

 

Grand Total of Blood on all the Hospitals in the Brong Ahafo Region (Annual)

                                                                           2016             2015                2014

Total number of blood collected           -         16,863                        17,208            12,920            

Total number of voluntary blood collected -    3,214                3,297            2,434  

Total number of replacement blood collected- 13,649           13,911             10,486            

 

Grand Total of Percentage of Voluntary to Replacement Donations

                                                                               2016         2015                2014

Voluntary Non-Remunerated Blood Donation-    19.1%      19.2%            18.8%            

Family/Replacement Blood Donation      -             80.9%     80.8%            81.2 %                       

 

Grand Total of Percentage of Hepatitis B Positive Donors to Negative Donors

                                                                          2016              2015                2014

Hepatitis B Positive Donors              -            15.5%            12.2%              9.4%              

Hepatitis B Negative Donors              -            84.5%           87.8%             90.6%            

 

Grand Total of Percentage of Hepatitis C Positive Donors to Negative Donors

                                                                        2016                2015                2014

Hepatitis C Positive Donors           -               13.7%             11.1%             7.1%              

Hepatitis C Negative Donors           -              86.3%                        88.9%            92.9%            

 

Grand Total Of Percentage of HIV 1&11 Positive Donors to Negative Donors

                                                                          2016              2015                2014

HIV 1& 11 Positive Donors            -                9.4%             7.8%              5.8%              

HIV 1&11 Negative Donors           -               90.6%                        92.2%            94.2 %                       

Grand Total of Percentage of VDRL Positive Donors to Negative Donors

                                                                          2016              2015                2014

VDRL Positive Donors                      -                10.8%        7.6%               3.4%              

VDRL Negative Donors                 -               89.2%                        92.4%             96.6 %                       

 

Deferrals

 

 

Deferrals

Total Positives Of Males

Total Positives Of Females

Total No. of Positives

Voluntary

Replacement

Voluntary

Replacement

HIV 1& 11

 

98

1,583

39

161

1,881

Hepatitis B

 

324

2,464

75

249

3,112

Hepatitis C

 

231

2,251

63

213

2,758

VDRL

 

133

1,805

30

208

2,176

Total

 

786

8103

207

831

9,927

 

Number of Samples Screened

Number Of Samples Screened

Males

Females

Total

Voluntary Donors

 

2,350

 

903

3,253

Replacement Donors

15,029

1,835

16,864

Total

17,379

2,738

20,117

 

Grand Total of Percentage of Blood For Adults

2016                :           12,270 Units of blood (66.4%)

2015                :           12,165 Units of blood (65.6%)          

2014                :           8,713 Units of blood (63.4%)

 

Grand Total of Percentage of Blood for Paediatrics

2016                :           6,212 Units of blood (33.6%)

2015                :           5,924 Units of blood (34.4%)

2014                :           5,031 Units of blood (36.6%)