HIV transmission through blood transfusion in India

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A recent news report on HIV transmission through blood transfusion in India has been the cause of much controversy” BBC (2016).

BBC report “A recent news report on HIV transmission through blood transfusion in India has been the cause of much controversy. According to information revealed by the country’s National Aids Control Organisation (Naco) in response to a petition filed by an information activist, 2,234 Indians have contracted HIV while receiving blood transfusions in hospitals in the past 17 months alone.
Despite wide scale efforts, blood transfusions remain a source of HIV infections not just in India but globally. The percentage, however, varies considerably between high-income and low-income countries.”

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