Health Dept, German bank sign agreement for safe blood


KARACHI: On the directives of Provincial Minister for Health Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar, an agreement was signed between Sindh Health Department and German Development Bank.

Secretary Health Ahmed Bux Narejo and Masooma Zaidi from German Development Bank signed the agreement. On this occasion, Secretary Sindh Blood Transfusion Authority Dr Zahid Ansari was also present.

Under this agreement, in second Phase , German Development Bank will facilitate three more blood banks in Sindh in term of management information system. KFW will facilitate the SBTA in lab equipments, technical training to HR and waste disposal and technical consultation as well. Dr Zahid Ansari told that it would enhance working capacity of SBTA and enable us to serve the patients in better way.

Health Minister Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar , while lauding the cooperation of German Development Bank in providing safe blood to the patients in Sindh province, has expressed his hope that KFW will continue its coordination to facilitate the poor and deserving patients in the province. He also directed Secretary SBTA to ensure safe blood to the patients and to continue crackdown against illegal blood banks.