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Description

Blood is a body fluid in the circulatory system of humans and other vertebrates that delivers necessary substances such as nutrients and oxygen to the cells, and transports metabolic waste products away from those same cells. Blood in the circulatory system is also known as peripheral blood, and the blood cells it carries, peripheral blood cells.

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Organizations relating to Blood

International Society of Hematology / Istanbul, Türkiye / Est. 1946
Global Sepsis Alliance / Berlin, Germany
European Society of Neurosonology and Cerebral Hemodynamics / Padua, Italy / Est. 1997
International Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism / Rockville MD, USA
International Society for Clinical Haemorheology / Seoul, Korea Rep / Est. 1993
European Society for Haemapheresis and Haemotherapy / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 2014
International Self-Monitoring Association of Oral Anticoagulated Patients / Est. 2002
ASEAN Federation of Haematology / Singapore, Singapore
Asian Hematology Association / Tokyo, Japan / Est. 2003
Society of Comparative Hematology / Utrecht, Netherlands
Eastern Mediterranean Blood and Marrow Transplantation Group / Riyadh, Saudi Arabia / Est. 2008
José Carreras International Leukaemia Foundation / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 1988
ICCBBA / San Bernardino CA, USA / Est. 1994
International Trypanotolerance Centre / Banjul, Gambia / Est. 1982
Alliance of Blood Operators / Melbourne VIC, Australia / Est. 2004
Europdonor Foundation / Leiden, Netherlands / Est. 1988
Asia Pacific Blood Network / Osborne Park WA, Australia / Est. 2006
Blood and Honour / London, UK / Est. 1987
Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation / Yardville NJ, USA
Network for Advancement of Transfusion Alternatives / Paris, France / Est. 1998
European Working Group on MDS / Freiburg, Germany / Est. 1993
European Platelet Network / Pavia, Italy / Est. 2010
International Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Foundation / Bexhill-on-Sea, UK / Est. 2009
European LeukemiaNet / Weinheim, Germany / Est. 2004
International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation / Sarasota FL, USA / Est. 1994
Latin American Sepsis Institute / Sao Paulo, Brazil / Est. 2004
International FH Foundation
Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation / Bethesda MD, USA / Est. 1983
Shikuri Project / Silver Spring MD, USA / Est. 2014
Balkan Society of Haematology / Ankara, Turkey / Est. 2004
East African Trypanosomiasis Research Organization
Asian and Pacific Society of Hematology
ASEAN Thalassaemia Society / Jakarta, Indonesia
Pierre Richet Institute / Bouaké, Côte d'Ivoire / Est. 1973
Federación Panamericana pro Donación Voluntaria de Sangre / Est. 1971
Nordisk Förening för Hematologi / Est. 1987
Asian Hemophiliacs Rescue Association
European Society of Hematology / Est. 1947
African Blood and Marrow Transplantation Society
International Commission on Antigens and Molecular Diagnostics / Atlanta GA, USA / Est. 1994
Order of International Merit for Blood / Frederiksberg, Denmark / Est. 1955
International Association of Sickle Cell Nurses and Physician Assistants / Durham NC, USA
Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Foundation International / Monkton MD, USA / Est. 1991
Blood Care Foundation / Le Vaud, Switzerland / Est. 1991
Safe Blood for Africa Foundation / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1999
European Forum on Antiphospholipid Antibodies
European Conference on Clinical Haemorheology
International Leucocyte Culture Conference
International Vasculitis and ANCA Workshop
International Conference on Lymphocyte Engineering / Est. 2018

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World Problems relating to Blood

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Glaucoma
Disorders of menstruation
Anaemia of pregnancy
Unsafe blood-related products
Sepsis
Trypanosomiasis
African trypanosomiasis
Leptospirosis
Schistosomiasis
Haemorrhagic fevers
Iron deficiency anaemias
Haemolytic disease of the newborn
Menstruation
Sickle cell disease
Calcium deficiency
Haemophilia
Bacterial vaginosis
Enterotoxaemia
Heartwater disease
Blood cell diseases
Lack of folic acid in diet
Chagas' disease
Anaemia
Hashimoto's disease

Action Strategies relating to Blood

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Studying diseases of blood and blood-forming organs
Advancing haematology
Shedding blood
Providing blood transfusions
Giving blood
Researching leukaemia
Blood donor
Treating haemophilia
Servicing blood donors
Researching leukaemia
Reducing fear of blood
Precipitating blood feud
Settling blood feud
Creating national blood transfusion policies
Separating blood components
Assuring safe blood supplies
Passing legislation on blood alcohol levels
Promoting kinship circles
Improving blood lines
Reducing drink driving

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