World Health Organisation (WHO) blood donation testing and processing
- Topic: Donation testing, donation processing
- Description: Guidance on centralization of blood donation testing and processing
This guidance provides decision-makers, particularly in low- and middle-income countries, a roadmap for consideration of whether to centralize blood donation testing and processing and the steps needed to implement these functions in selected blood establishments. Centralization of blood donation testing and processing in designated blood establishments (BEs) is one strategy to improve the overall function and efficiency of the national blood system. Practical advice on the creation of such BEs is provided.