National Blood Transfusion Guidelines

This course is about revised national guidelines on blood transfusion in Rwanda. It mainly comprises of 4 blood components transfused in Rwanda ( Red Blood Cells, Fresh Frozen Plasma, Platelet concentrates and Cryoprecipitate ). It is designed for health care providers working in public and private health facilities where blood transfusion is done. It aims at providing clear guidance on the use of blood components and it is also a good opportunity for health care professionals (physicians, nurses, lab technicians) to exchange ideas on issues and challenges about blood transfusion so as to ensure safe blood transfusion practice. It is also open to any other person interested in fostering blood safety in Rwanda.

The course was prepared and will be facilitated by:

Dr Theophile DUSENGUMUREMYI, Blood transfusion specialist, e mail: dutheos@gmail.com

Dr Marie Fidele KAZAYIRE, Blood Transfusion specialist,  e mail: fkazayire @yahoo.fr

Marie Claire Dusengiyera, e mail: dumacla@gmail.com

Epiphanie UWIMANA, e mail: uwimanaepi@yahoo.fr

Michel RAFIKI GATERA, e mail: gmichelrafiki@gmail.com