Where Pakistanis can donate plasma for COVID-19 patients?

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Zafar Mirza on Tuesday shared a list of facilities where recovered coronavirus patients can donate their plasmas.

“Government allowed some time ago a clinical trial on plasma therapy which is yielding encouraging results according to the investigators,” tweeted Dr Mirza along with a list of centres.

The list includes:

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences in Islamabad

Rawalpindi Medical University

Hayatabad Medical Complex in Peshawar

Khwaja Safdar Medical College Hospital in Sialkot

University of Health Sciences in Lahore

Pakistan Kidney Liver Institute in Lahore

Regional Blood Centre Sukkur

People’s University of Medical and Health Sciences in Nawabshah

However, Mirza did not share details of any plasma centres located in Balochistan or Karachi.