|National Blood Transfusion Service of Mauritius is situated in the premises of Victoria Hospital, Candos. It is one of the many departments of Central Health Laboratory, Ministry of Health and Quality of Life. It caters for the need of blood and blood components for all public and private Health care institutions in the Republic of Mauritius. It collects blood at fixed points as well as through a system of mobile blood collection throughout the island. |
The fixed points of blood collection are found at Blood Banks attached to the four regional hospitals:
- AG Jeetoo Hospital in Port Louis
- SSRN Hospital in the North
- Flacq Hospital
Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital in Rose Belle South, besides the Blood Transfusion Service at Candos.
Regional Blood Banks
These are attached to the regional hospitals. Their main activity is to collect blood from the blood donors and to store and issue blood to the hospitals after pre transfusion testing.