PRESS RELEASES

15Aug 2016

Quality Improvement initiatives towards provision of safe and sufficient blood in Kenya Kenya National Blood Transfusion Service (KNBTS) mandate is to provide safe blood and blood products equitably through a strong, efficient, and self-sustaining national blood transfusion service able to respond to the needs of the entire country. KNBTS is committed to provide consistently high […]

02Oct 2015

RESPONSE BY THE KENYA NATIONAL BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE ON THE ALLEGED SALE OF BLOOD AT NAKURU PROVINCIAL GENERAL HOSPITAL. 2ND OCTOBER 2015. The Kenya National Blood Transfusion Service (KNBTS) was established in the year 2001 as a Division in the Ministry of Health. The mandate of KNBTS is to collect, test, process and distribute blood […]

17Dec 2014

Press release. Embu Embargo until- 17th December 2014 at 12.00 Noon; KENYA NATIONAL BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE, BLOOD DONATION CAMPAIGN 2014/2015. The Kenya National Blood Transfusion Service has initiated a nationwide blood donation campaign targeting the adult blood donors. The campaign that has been going on now for three months, it started in September this year […]

15Jun 2014

STATEMENT BY KENYA NATIONAL BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE ON THE MPEKETONI TOWNSHIP ATTACK ON 15TH JUNE 2014. Following the terror attack at Mpeketoni Township last night where close to 48 people were allegedly killed , the Kenya National Blood Transfusion Service whose mandate is to collect, process and distribute blood and blood products to all transfusing […]

23Apr 2014

PRESS STATEMENT BY THE DIRECTOR, KENYA NATIONAL BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE DR. MARGARET ODUOR ON THE PLANNED EASTER SPECIAL BLOOD DRIVE IN VARIOUS PARTS OF THE COUNTRY BETWEEN 12TH TO 23ND APRIL 2014. The Kenya National Blood Transfusion Service (KNBTS) was established in the year 2000 as a unit in the Ministry of Health. Its mandate […]

01Oct 2013

WHERE DID THE BLOOD COLLECTED DURING THE WESTGATE ATTACK GO? There has been a recurrent question of where the blood that was collected during the Westgate attack period go. Before I answer that question I would like to give a brief background of the issues and the players who were involved. The Kenya National Blood […]