Blood transfusion 2nd-highest cause of HIV infection in Indian city

06/2/2009 | Times of India, The

Records show that blood transfusion has become the second-highest cause of HIV infection, following sexual intercourse, in the Indian city of Ahmedabad. In the span of 18 months, 316 children younger than 14 were infected with HIV through blood transfusions. To address the problem, health officials are looking to implement more effective blood-screening measures and assigning a specific group of trusted blood donors to thalassemic children.

View Full Article in:

Times of India, The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director, Litigation & Investigations EMEA
Gilead Sciences
Stockely Park
Assistant General Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel
Genentech
South San Francisco, CA
Senior Analyst Compliance
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Legal Counsel
Alcon
Fort Worth, TX
Director, Senior Legal Counsel
Alcon
Fort Worth, TX