Facility-level blood safety
Percentage of health facilities providing blood transfusion that meet requirements for safe and sufficient blood transfusion
What it measures
This indicator assesses the effectiveness of policies and programmes to enable health facilities to have sufficient and safe supply of blood for transfusion.
- While risk of HIV transmission from unsafe blood transfusion has decreased globally, it remains an important programme priority in some countries.
Number of health facilities providing blood transfusion with tracer items on the day of the assessment by the Service Availability and Readiness Assessment (SARA) survey indicators index
Number of surveyed health facilities providing blood transfusion
Method of measurement
For the numerator and denominator. Health facility survey (SARA)
- Type of site.
WHO Strategic Information Guidelines, 2020 (https://indicatorregistry.unaids.org/sites/default/files/9789240000735-eng.pdf)